Lamb's Ears - Showy edge-of-border silver-leaf perennial. Extremely drought-tolerant once established. Very attractive when planted below or in front of burgundy foliage

Lamb's Ears - Showy edge-of-border silver-leaf perennial. Extremely drought-tolerant once established. Very attractive when planted below or in front of burgundy foliage

~lamb's ear- flowering like crazy! great for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds extremely drought tolerant once established~

~lamb's ear- flowering like crazy! great for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds extremely drought tolerant once established~

Lamb's Ear (Facts about the useful herb and landscape plant -- it's a softie,and easy to grow, too!)

How To Grow & Use Wooly Lamb's Ear

Lamb's Ear (Facts about the useful herb and landscape plant -- it's a softie,and easy to grow, too!)

BHG - heuchera plum pudding,  Helen von stein lamb's ear, geranium ballerina; allium summer beauty

BHG - heuchera plum pudding, Helen von stein lamb's ear, geranium ballerina; allium summer beauty

Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet' lamb's ears.Rosettes of silver, greyish white leaves provide an attractive, weed suppressing carpet for much of the year. This variety of 'Lamb's Ears' rarely flowers and is an excellent, drought-tolerant groundcover or edging plant for a well-drained site in full sun. The foliage is a more intense shade of silver than flowering varieties of the plant.

Stachys byzantina 'Silver Carpet' lamb's ears.Rosettes of silver, greyish white leaves provide an attractive, weed suppressing carpet for much of the year. This variety of 'Lamb's Ears' rarely flowers and is an excellent, drought-tolerant groundcover or edging plant for a well-drained site in full sun. The foliage is a more intense shade of silver than flowering varieties of the plant.

Stachys byzantina  Hairy leaves to increase humidity on leaf surface and reduce transpiration

Lamb's Ear

Old standbys: Lambs ears (Stachys byzantina) and chives (Allium schoenoprasum). Great combo and easy to propagate. Photo via Chiot's Run.

Old standbys: Lambs ears (Stachys byzantina) and chives (Allium schoenoprasum). Great combo and easy to propagate. Photo via Chiot's Run.

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' - This small, easy to grow, clump-forming evergreen perennial has strappy, inky purple, grass-like leaves. In summer, small spikes of bell-shaped, pale mauve flowers appear, followed by spherical, dark blue fruit. This unusual plant looks fantastic with other grasses, especially if grouped in tubs or planted into gravel, and it provides a brilliant contrast with silvery plants in sun, or bright green ferns in shade.

Ophiopogon planiscapus 'Nigrescens' - This small, easy to grow, clump-forming evergreen perennial has strappy, inky purple, grass-like leaves. In summer, small spikes of bell-shaped, pale mauve flowers appear, followed by spherical, dark blue fruit. This unusual plant looks fantastic with other grasses, especially if grouped in tubs or planted into gravel, and it provides a brilliant contrast with silvery plants in sun, or bright green ferns in shade.

A Guide to Trending Greenery. Types of greenery that are trending for weddings and home décor. Find these and more faux greenery at afloral.com. #fauxreal

A Guide to Trending Greenery. Types of greenery that are trending for weddings and home décor. Find these and more faux greenery at afloral.com. #fauxreal

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