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Lamb's Ears, Betony
Scientific Name: Stachys byzantina C. Koch
Synonym: Stachys lanata, Stachys olympica
Family: Lamiaceae
Lamb's Ears, Betony (Stachys byzantina)
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Lamb's Ears in the New York Botanical Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-24, 29-43

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Heat Tolerance: Looks really bad in summer in the low deserts, generally recovers in the fall

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Turkey, Southwestern Asia

Growth Habits: Perennial to 14 inches tall (35 cm), 16 inches in diameter (40 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate water

Propagation: division

Lamb's Ears clump slowly. They tend to form dead spots in the center of clumps, and must be replanted from time to time.

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