Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Critter Resistance
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Bees
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Bloom Color
Purple
Attributes
Container
Salt Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Ground Cover
Water Requirements
Requires excellent drainage, drought tolerant
Prefers well-drained soil

Stachys byzantina 'Big Ears (Helene von Stein)'

Lamb's Ear

('Countess Helen Von Stein') This cultivar sports beautiful woolly, silver-gray foliage that is twice the size of other Stachys. Leaf shape and texture resemble a lamb's ear, hence the name. Wonderful when used as a ground cover or along a sidewalk path.

Height:

12-18 Inches

Additional:

Drought & Heat Tolerant Coastal Tolerant

Bloom Time:

Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

Purple

Stachys (stay'-kis)

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Lamb's Ear

The beautiful wooly, silver-gray foliage resembles a lamb's ear. Erect flower spikes bloom in summer and may be dried for crafts or removed to maintain uniformity as a ground cover. Wonderful when used for contrast in the border.

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