Lamb's Ear

Stachys byzantina

Lamb's Ear  - Stachys byzantina
Lamb's Ear  - Stachys byzantina

Lamb's Ear

Stachys byzantina

A soft low-growing perennial with silvery-gray foliage.  Leaves have velvety hairs making them feel like the fur of a lovable little lamb.  Pale lavender blooms on stocks appear in late Spring through Summer.  Drought tolerant and easy to grow.  Tolerates deer, rabbit, drought and a variety of soil conditions which makes this plant very desirable.  Use as a ground cover along paths and borders.  Lamb's Ear will naturalize.  If afternoon sun gets too hot, plant will experience some wilt.  During cold months, plant will defoliate and potentially die back to the ground.  However, it can come back if cold weather is not prolonged.  Can get rot in more humid climates. 


Foliage: Semi-deciduous

Sun Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours Of Direct Sunlight)

Water Needs: Low/moderate

Bloom Season: Spring/summer

Mature Height: 6-12"

Mature Width: 1-2'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Woodland Garden, Southwestern Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, English & Cottage Garden


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

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