'Lamb's ears' is a plant in the Stachys genus with a scientific name of Stachys byzantina.
Low growing groundcover with fuzzy, pale, silvery leaves. Good for children’s gardens because of the texture of the leaves. Flowers in the summer are attractive to bees.
Leaves appear approximately as a Gainsboro and Dark sea green colour. It is a flower / ornamental that typically grows as a perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. Normally growing to a mature height of 30.0 cm (11.7 inches), Lamb's ears grows with a ground covering habit. This plant tends to bloom in mid summer.
This plant may be considered noxious or invasive in your area as it readily self-seeds. To avoid this, deadhead immediately after flowers are spent.
Iran is believed to be where Lamb's ears originates from.
Lamb's ears is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!
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Seeds can be sown outdoor in the fall before the last frost, during winter in an unheated greenhouse or under coldframe, started outdoors in spring after last frost, or started indoors in late winter before last frost.
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Lamb's ears so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Lamb's ears so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Lamb's ears plants:
Ezelsoor, Wooly betony, Lambs ears, Lambs Lugs
Stachys byzantium, Stachys lanata, Stachys olympica
Misspellings: stachys bysantium, Stachys byzantina, Stachys Bizantina, Lambs Ear, Lamb Ear, Lamb's Ear, Lamb's-ear