Lamb's Ear (Stachys byzantina 'Silky Fleece') in the Lamb's Ears Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 2 to 9 inches (8-23cm)
Plant Spread: 8 to 10 inches (20-25cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Soft to the touch.
Flowers: Showy
Other: Deadheading is recommended
Flower Color: Lavender
Other: Lilac-plum
Flower Time: Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 70F
Days to germinate: 21-35
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow.
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Other info: Sow late winter, 8-10 weeks before last frost. Transplant in the Spring. Pinch back when transplanting. Space 16" apart. Self seeds & spreads by roots.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-06-04nice low growing rock garden plant
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Location: Sun Zone 6aDate: 2012-06-04
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Date: 2008-10-08Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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