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.
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

Common names
  • Big Betony
  • Lamb's Ear
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Betonica macrantha
  • Synonym: Stachys macrantha

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Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Holehird garden, Cumbria, UK
Date: 2015-06-25

Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by Joy

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2010-06-04

Date: July
credit: Famberhorst

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