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Stachys byzantina/Lamb's Ear

Stachys byzantina / Stachys byzantina
Children love the feel soft, silvery-green foliage
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Children love the feel soft, silvery-green foliage

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Scientific Name: Stachys byzantina
Common Name: Lamb's Ear
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
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Comments: Has silvery-green foliage that is used in childrens gardens because of its soft feel. Will reseed and can become and invasive pest in the warmer regions in which it grows. White or pinkish-purple flowers on spikes in spring or early summer.