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Stachys byzantina 'Countess Helen Von Stein' /Lamb's Ears

Stachys byzantina 'Countess Helen Von Stein'  / Stachys byzantina 'Countess Helen Von Stein'
Has wooly, silver-gray foliage
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Has wooly, silver-gray foliage

Used as a ground cover

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Scientific Name: Stachys byzantina 'Countess Helen Von Stein'
Common Name: Lamb's Ears
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink, Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Landscape Categories: Ground covers
Plants for Xeriscapes
Comments: Grown for its woolly, fragrant foliage which is really the main attraction of Lamb's Ears. This cultivar has foliage which is twice the size of that of the species. Another of its attributes is that it can stand high temperature and humidity. Used as a ground cover.