Lamb’s Ears

Stachys byzantina

Lamb’s ears is grown primarily for its thick, incredibly soft, velvety, silver-gray leaves which typically form a rapidly spreading mat approximately 4 to 6″ tall with 1’ tall flower stalks. Its spikes of pink flowers are also a lovely addition to flower arrangements. Tolerates rabbit and deer.

Water: Moderate to Dry, Drought Tolerant

Hardiness: Frost Hardy

Habit: Herbaceous perennial 2’ tall and spreading 5' wide

Light: Full Sun to Light Shade

Soil: Can tolerate dry and shallow-rocky soil

Origin: Turkey, Armenia, and Iran

Additional Characteristics: Deer Resistant

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