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Lamb's Ear

Bold, silver foliage, ideal as a ground cover or accent plant. Striking in an all-white theme garden, for contrast with vibrant colors, or to help blend plants of different colors in the garden. Excellent variety for hot, humid areas. Lilac flowers.

Companion Plants

Black-Eyed Susan

Blanket Flower

Feather Reed Grass

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Lamb's Ear

  • Botanical name

    Stachys byzantina

  • Variety

    Helene Von Stein

  • Zone

    USDA Zone 4 (-30°F) to USDA Zone 9 (20°F).

  • Light


  • Height

    24-36" (61-91 cm)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    Use all-purpose

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Remove spent blooms

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Anita G.'s collection
  • Glenda V.'s collection
  • Payton M.'s collection
  • Wanda B.'s collection