lamb's ears

Related to lamb's ears: lamb's tails, lamb's tongue

lamb's ears

n
(Plants) (functioning as singular) a perennial herb, Stachys lanata, planted for its foliage, which is covered with white woolly down; the purplish or striped flowers are small. Also called: lamb's tongue or lamb's lugs (Scot)
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Most gardeners know and grow lamb's ears for the soft and silvery leaves that are pretty in the garden and fun to pet.
Add fragrance - especially roses and lavender - then touchy-feely plants with interesting textures, such as woolly-leaved lamb's ears.
"Don't tell me," said my client, grinning, "was he amongst the Lamb's Ears?" IT'S GOOD TO WALK The London Marathon tomorrow will bring back memories of completing it myself a few years ago.
If those fuzzy leaves in the rear look familiar, it's because they're lamb's ears (Stachys), but a new variety: 'Bello Grigio', with slender, silver leaves that almost glow.
If you are creating new beds and borders, consider drought-resistant plants such as lavender, Sedum spectabile, lamb's ears and ornamental grass such as Stipa tenuissima, while middle-sized droughtresistant plants include Echinacea purpurea "Magnus", Erysimum "Bowles's Mauve" (wall-flower), Russian sage and Nepeta "Six Hills Giant" (catmint).
Mediterranean-|LOOKING plants with silvery or hairy foliage - santolina (cotton lavender), verbascum, phlomis (Jerusalem sage) stachys (lamb's ears), ballota, convolvulus and lavender are all hardy.
Stipa tenuissima | |Mediterranean-looking plants with silvery or hairy foliage - santolina (cotton lavender), verbascum, phlomis (Jerusalem sage) stachys (lamb's ears), ballota, convolvulus and lavender are all hardy
Lamb's ears, Stachys byzantia: As its common name suggests, its downy leaves resemble the ears of a lamb.
What to plant | - Lamb's ears, Stachys byzantia: As its common name suggests, its downy leaves resemble the ears of a lamb.
We are here to visit the lovingly-tended Garden of Five Senses, inspired by designs from the Middle Ages, where visitors are encouraged to feel the velveteen leaves of lamb's ears and the spiky barbs of thistles.
ro hop Expert tip: In a sun-baked border, mix bearded iris with drifts of lavender, yarrow, dusty miller, artemesia, stachys or lamb's ears, Russian sage, hyssop and the sedum autumn joy.
Among the perennials, lavender cotton, lamb's ears, sage, and other fuzzy-leaf, gray-colored plants are left alone.