Helene Von Stein Lambs Ear

General Information

Helene Von Stein Lambs Ear is a great plant that could fit well in a variety of areas in your landscape. It is a low growing plant, perhaps reaching to 12 inches tall. This plant forms as a dense, low growing groundcover that fits well in borders, beds or in rock gardens. It spreads along stems that root into the ground as they grow outward. In very rare occasions, this plant can have small purple flowers growing on stems. The foliage of this plant is quite unique. It is a very velvety texture, very reminiscent of a ‘Lambs Ear’. The thick, soft leaves have an oval shape with serrated edges. They have a great dark green, silvery color.

Additional Information

Stachys byzantina ‘Helen Von Stein’ grows to a height of 6 to 12 inches, with a spread of 12 to 24 inches. It is recommended for climate zones 4 to 9. It grows best in full sunlight. Helen Von Stein grows well in well drained soils with average moisture amounts. In humid climates, this plant can develop some leaf rot issues. This makes it very important for this plant to have well drained soils.

Shipping Notes

NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Due to Department of Agriculture regulations, we cannot send plants to California. Our products will ship with USPS, FedEx or UPS. They should take 2 to 3 days to reach most areas that we ship to. All of our plants will be shipped out within 7 to 10 business days, with certain exceptions.


Additional information





Mature Width 12 to 24 Inches
Mature Height 6 to 12 Inches
Light Full Sun
Planting Zone 4 to 9

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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