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Lamb's Ear

Stachys monieri 'Hummelo'

Sturdy spikes of lavender-rose flowers shoot up through rounded clumps of green foliage that is long, narrow, and textured.
Perennial of the Year 2019


Bloom Time:

Blooms late summer to fall

Mature Height:

18-24 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

4-8 Find your zone


Full Sun

Features and Usage:

Greenhouse Growing Instructions:

Grow on at 55-65° F under long days for flowering. Keep soil evenly moist but allow to dry slightly in between irrigation. Avoid overly wet conditions and provide good air circulation. Once actively growing feed at 75-125 ppm N with each watering. Generally finish in 6-8 weeks based on growing conditions.
Plants Per Gallon: 1

Transplanting Instructions:

Plant in well draining professional potting soil keeping crown of plant at same level it was in the plug. Once potted, water immediately and apply a broad spectrum fungicide according to directions to avoid crown and root rot.

Homeowner Planting and Maintenance Tips:

Easy to grow; they thrive in full sun, and ordinary, well-drained garden soil. Divide every 3 to 4 years.

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We have done our best to describe this plant as accurately as possible, however, different climates
and growing conditions in different parts of the country will affect height, bloom time, and color.