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.

Lambs ears (stachys) flower buds

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Location: My hardenDate: 6-19-20Lambs ears (stachys) flower buds
By bumplbea
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Location: Quad Cities Botanical Garden, Rock Island, Il.Date: 2012-07-02
By jmorth
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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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