Giant Lamb’s Ear

Giant Lamb’s Ear

Stachys byzantina 'Helen Von Stein'

$15.00 + GST

One of the most exceptional silver leaved perennials, the Lamb’s Ear features velvety soft silver or grey-green foliage. Versatile with many possible uses it is also vigorous and tolerates heat and humidity. This particular selection seldom blooms and is most commonly grown for its decorative foliage.

TYPE Perennial SUN Full Sun to Part Shade
HEIGHT 0.8 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 1.25 ft FLOWER Insignificant Flower
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Stachys byzantina 'Helen Von Stein'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Grey-green foliage

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer and rabbit resistant

Applications:

Used as a border plant, groundcover or in a mass planting

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Sun:

Plant in a full sun to part shade location

Drainage:

Requires average well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Clump Division:

Clumps may easily be divided in fall or early spring

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Young leaves in salad or steamed as a green. Homegrown antibacterial bandage speeds up the healing of cuts. Squash leaves and put on bee stings and insect bites.

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

Additional information

Pot Size

#1 Pot