Lamb's Ear (Stachys byzantina 'Cotton Boll') in the Lamb's Ears Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Cotton Boll'
'Sheila McQueen'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches (10-15cm)
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches (30-46cm)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Other: Soft to the touch.
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
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

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