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.


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Location: Quad Cities Botanical Garden, Rock Island, Il.Date: 2012-07-02
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Location: central Illinois-Washington Park Botanical Garden -Springfield, Il.Date: 2015-12-05
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Ladies in your red flowers and leaves! by Gina1960 Oct 15, 2018 1:26 PM 13
What is the name of this plant? by Rv49 Sep 30, 2018 9:25 PM 3
Acanthostachys found! by Gina1960 Sep 22, 2018 12:10 PM 0
Have iris ensata, hellebore seedlings and more by daylilly99 Oct 6, 2018 6:28 AM 5
Untitled by Pistil Sep 18, 2018 7:13 AM 8
Introducing semps to Acton Arboretum - Rock Garden by AntMan01 Aug 19, 2018 5:13 AM 5
Help please by Agoo Aug 9, 2018 10:54 PM 8
ID this perennial by radbad64 Jul 20, 2018 9:18 AM 3
Orostachys seedling by goldfinch4 Jul 18, 2018 7:00 PM 10
A type of mint or lobelia by rhino57 Jul 14, 2018 8:06 AM 4

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