Herb, Lamb's Ears
- Perennial plant in zones 4-9
- Plants grow to 18-24 inches
- Silvery-grey leaves feel like felt
- Spikes with purple/pink flowers
(Stachys lanata) Beautiful silvery-grey felt-like foliage with spikes of tiny purplish flowers. A favorite in Heritage Farm’s perennial border. Absorbent leaves were used by settlers to bandage wounds. Cut off stalks when blossoms fade for a second bloom in late summer. Grows 18-24" tall. Perennial in zones 4-9.
Start Indoors: 8-10 weeks before last frost
Germination: 15-30 Days
Plant Outdoors: 12-18” Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors just beneath surface of soil. Transplant outdoors in early spring just before last frost. Does best in rich well-drained soil. Lamb’s Ears makes a great groundcover and border plant.