Stachys byzantina

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Stachys byzantina

(syn. S. lanata; lamb's-ear,Stachys lanata or Stachys olympica) is a species of Stachys, native to Turkey, Armenia, and Iran.

It is cultivated over much of the temperate world as an ornamental plant. It is also used as an edging plant. It has sometimes been used as a medicinal plant.Wooly lamb's ears are good for dressing a wound.  They stop up the blood and soothe.

Foliage

Notes: Soft, downy foliage, formerly used to bandage wounds.

Scientific Name: Stachys byzantina

Common Name:  Wooly Lamb's Ear

Mature Height: 12-18 inches

Mature Spread: 12-30 inches

Bloom Time: Early Summer - Mid-Summer

Plant Type: Perennial

Where To Plant: Full Sun to Partly Shady

Soil Types: Average

Germination: Easy

Uses: Medicinal

Flower closeup

Young green leaves

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