The Main Plant entry for Lamb's Ears (Stachys)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Leaves: Other: Soft to the touch.
Uses: Groundcover
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.

Common names
  • Lamb's Ear

Photo Gallery
Location: Bea’s garden
Date: 2021
Starchy’ s right walkway
Location: My harden
Date: 6-19-20
Lambs ears (stachys) flower buds

Date: 2022-03-20
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Boyd House garden)
Date: May 31, 2022
Lambs' ears #50 nn; LHB  p. 855, 176-16, "Old Greek name."
Location: Quad Cities Botanical Garden, Rock Island, Il.
Date: 2012-07-02
Location: central Illinois-Washington Park Botanical Garden -Springfield, Il.
Date: 2015-12-05
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