Stachys Monnieri Hummelo

 

Stachys Monnieri Hummelo, Lambs Ear. Sturdy spikes of rosy-lavender flowers make an impressive display in mid summer. Unlike the more common types of Stachys, which have soft silvery foliage, 'Hummelo' has glossy dark green coloured foliage which remains attractive all season. Grows to approximately 18 to 20 Inches

 

 

Plant in well drained soil. Full sun / Partial shade, Hardy.

 

General Herbaceous & Perennial Planting and care

  • Water the pot thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base. Adding some planting compost.
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in, water the area thoroughly.
  • Water regular until established.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.