Parent: Stachys byzantina
Zones: 4 to 8
Size: 24" tall and wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Large soft felty leaves, silver grey. Flowers on spikes, pink to purple - rarely flowers. Well-drained soil. Deer and rabbit resistant.
Named for the Countess von Zeppelin (Helene von Stein). Also available as 'Big Ears'.
I purchased a 4" pot from Santa Rosa in March 2012 and planted it in the Front Foundation Hedge. It has quickly grown into a neat and tidy clump 2' tall and wide.