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Stachys 'Lambs Ear'
Lambs Ear
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Our Price: $6.95
ZONE: 4 - 10
EXPOSURE: Full Sun to Part Shade
SIZE: 12"H x 24"S
BLOOM: Violet, Lavender, Spring - Summer
POT SIZE: 1 PINT 28.86 CU IN.

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Stachys 'Lambs Ear' Plants

Stachys byzantina

Soft fuzzy and silvery foliage contrast well with purple flowers in spring. Lambs Ear Stachys is a drought tolerant ground cover that performs well in poor soils. An excellent groundcover or border for a dry sunny area, its large, woolly, silvery-grey leaves form dense 1' mats; bees love the silver spikes of magenta flowers, & kids love the velvety-soft leaves!

Lamb's ear is appropriately named due to its soft touch and appearance. It was even used in the past to bandage wounds.

About Lamb's Ear Plants

It prefers evenly moist but well-drained soil. Remember to deadhead to keep this herb looking its best and to keep it from going to seed - this declines the foliage. Lamb's ear does not need to be pruned for winter, but foliage does need to be cleaned up in springtime. Want to share your plant. It can be divided every 4 - 5 years in spring by removing rooted sections and transplanting.

Features
Zone: 4 - 10

Size: 12"H x 24"S

Light:
Full Sun to Part Shade

Bloom:
Violet, Lavender, Spring - Fall

Uses: Widely used for edging or as a ground cover. Can also be used for live wreath making

Tips:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds, but is resistant to deer and rabbits

Does Not Grow Well Indoors!

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

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thriving May 29, 2014
Reviewer: PSM from Chestertown, MD United States  
I planted three lambs ear plants this spring.  They are growing well.  They haven't set blooms yet but that is to be expected.  They arrived in good shape and full of vigor.

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