Lamb's ear

Stachys byzantina

  • Lamb's ear
  • Lamb's ear
  • Lamb's ear
  • Lamb's ear
  • Flower name
    Lamb's ear
  • Scientific name
    Stachys byzantina
  • AliasStachys, スタキス
  • Place of originEurope to CoCaucasus
  • Place of floweringGarden, Cut flowers, flower arrangement, Botanical Gardens, Potted flower
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September

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.


  • Order
    Lamiales
  • Family
    Lamiaceae
  • Genus
    Stachys
  • Species
    S. byzantina
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Lip shaped
  • Leaf type
    oblong
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typea cold-tolerant perennial herb
  • Flower colorsPink Purple
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 70.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 0.5 cm

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