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Stachys byzantina 'Helene von Stein (syn Big Ears)'

Lamb's Ears

Plant Type: Perennial

Huge, velvety soft, greenish-silver leaves are shaped and feel like a lamb's ear. Non flowering variety stays neat and tidy, doesn't melt out as easily as other cultivars Tolerates drought, heat and humidity. Also known as 'Big Ears'. Leaves are twice the size of 'Silver Carpet'. Tolerates drought, heat and humidity. Grow in moist, well-drained soil.





Growth Habit

SPILLER (low/trailing)

Landscape Application:

Group or mass for edging or groundcover in beds, borders and rock gardens.

Stachys byzantina 'Helene von Stein (syn Big Ears)' Plant Care:

Prefers well-drained soil. Avoid overhead watering.

USDA Hardiness Zone: Zone 4 (-30/-20F)

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Lamb's Ears Characteristics & Attributes

Season of Interest

EARLY (March-April), MIDSEASON (May-June), LATE (July-frost)

Mid Season (May - June)
Late Season (July - frost)
Soil Moisture Needs

Low to moderate soil moisture.

Special Benefits
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant

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