Lamb's ear

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    Lamb's ear @ Kiba Park
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    Lamb's ear @ Kiba Park

Basic information

Flower Name
Lamb's ear
Formal Name
Stachys byzantina
Alias
Stachys
Habitat
Europe to CoCaucasus
Morph
a cold-tolerant perennial herb

Comment

What is Lamb's ear

Lamb's ears (Scientific name: Stachys byzantina) are native to southern Europe to Caucasus, and are a cold-tolerant perennial herb. It looks like a velvety body with a white hairy appearance on the surface of the leaves and stems. It is called Lamb's ears because it resembles sheep's ears. In summer, it extends the panicles and blooms small flowers resembling peach purple Shiso flowers. It is used for crafts such as dried flowers, garden borders, ground covers and cut flowers.

Common name: Lamb's ears, Scientific name: Stachys byzantina, aka: Stachys , cotton chologi, Place of Origin: Southern Europe, Caucasus, Living form: Perennial, Plant height: 30 to 70 cm, Plant width: 30 to 60 cm, Leaf form: Long oval, Leaf quality: Covered with white hair, Phylogeny: Antibiotic, inflorescence form: spike, flower color: purple, small flower form: lip form, flowering stage: June to September, notes: fragrant to leaves, use: ground cover, garden plant, potted plant, herb, dried flower.

Detailed information

Order
Lamiales
Family
Lamiaceae
Genus
Stachys
Species
S. byzantina
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Labiate
Leaf type
Oblong
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenCt flower・Flower arrangementBotanic gardenPot flower
Color
Pink, Violet
Season
JunJulAugSep
Height
30 ~ 70 [cm]
Diameter
0.5 ~ 0.5

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