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Lambs Ear - STACHYS lanata (byzantina)

Lambs Ear - STACHYS lanata (byzantina)

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Another classic and timeless perennial, STACHYS lanata (byzantina) graces your garden with its soft, velvety foliage and versatile presence. With its distinctive grey-green leaves and low-maintenance nature, STACHYS lanata brings a touch of texture and elegance to various garden settings.

Velvety Gray-Green Foliage: STACHYS lanata, commonly known as Lambs Ear, showcases soft and fuzzy grey-green leaves that are reminiscent of the woolly coat of a lamb. The velvety texture adds a unique tactile dimension to your garden, making it an inviting and intriguing plant to touch and admire.

Low and Spreading Growth Habit: With a low and spreading growth habit, Lambs Ear forms a dense carpet of foliage, making it an excellent ground cover or a charming border plant. The compact nature of this perennial ensures that it maintains its lush appearance while effectively suppressing weeds.

Versatile Landscape Accent: Whether used as a ground cover, in rock gardens, or as an edging plant, Lambs Ear adds a touch of sophistication to various garden settings. Its grey-green foliage contrasts beautifully with other plants, making it a versatile and visually appealing accent in both formal and informal landscapes.

Drought Tolerant: Lambs Ear is known for its resilience in challenging conditions. Thriving in full sun to partial shade and well-drained soil, this perennial is well-suited for water-wise gardens and requires minimal irrigation once established.

Deer and Rabbit Resistant: The fuzzy texture of Lambs Ear leaves is a natural deterrent for deer and rabbits, making STACHYS lanata a reliable choice for gardens prone to browsing wildlife. Enjoy the beauty of this perennial without the worry of common herbivore damage.

• Botanical Name: STACHYS lanata (byzantina)
• Mature Size: 6-12 inches in height, 12-18 inches in spread
• Light Requirements: Full sun to partial shade
• Soil Preferences: Well-drained, average soil
• Drought Tolerance: High
• Deer and Rabbit Resistant: Yes
• Hardiness Zone: 4-8

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