Stachys byzantina 'Little Lamb'

Lamb's Ear

Photo courtesy of Ball Seed

  • Velvety-soft, greenish-silver leafy plant
  • Stays compact
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Great Foliage
Great Foliage
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Rock Garden
Rock Garden
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant

Interesting Notes about Lamb's Ear:

Great for edging border gardens and containers

Shorter flower stalks offer a better finish than the standard

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Grows best in full sun.  Can tolerate light shade.  Plant where soil is well drained to avoid root rot  

Drought tolerant once established  

Height: 18 in
Spacing: 18-24 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Non-Flowering
Zone: 4-8
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Ground Cover
  • Container
  • Great Foliage
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Edging
  • Border or Bed
  • Rock Garden

Critter Resistance:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Sun


  • Creeping/Ground Cover

Foliage Color:

  • Green
  • Silver

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water