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Helen von Stein Lamb's Ear

Stachys byzantina 'Helen Von Stein'
SKU: HC018157
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Overview
Stachys byzantina 'Helen von Stein' makes a great foliar accent as it is grown for its large, fuzzy, silver leaves. This is a great edging plant with a uniform, mounding habit. Non-blooming so it doesn't reseed. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
key features
Botanical Name
Stachys byzantina 'Helen Von Stein'
Advantages
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Easy To Grow, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Mass Plantings, Container Planting, Rock Gardens
Growing Zones
Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Soil Moisture
Waterwise
Mature Height
8" tall
Mature Spread
15-18" wide
Bloom Time
Rarely flowers

Description

8" tall x 15-18" wide. Stachys byzantina 'Helen Von Stein' is a mounding, large-leafed version of common Lamb's Ear with soft silver leaves. Easily grown in any average to poor garden soil with good drainage. Since it rarely flowers and it cutting propagated, it is a great choice to replace standard lamb's ears, which reseeds and can becomes weedy. Not recommended for regions with hot, humid summers, as the woolly foliage will "melt" from the humidity. Good for Firescaping.