Definition of lamb's ears in English:

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[usually treated as singular]
  • A SW Asian plant of the mint family, which has grey-green woolly leaves and is cultivated as an ornamental, particularly for ground cover.
    • Stachys byzantina, family Labiatae
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    • This method works well with groundcovers and other plants that spread quickly, such as creeping thyme, mints, lamb's ears, ajuga, vinca, mums, asters, and daisies.
    • Low-care perennials that bloom over a long period yet require little water - catmint, lamb's ears, penstemon, salvia, and Santa Barbara daisy - fill much of the garden.
    • For more foliage interest, the designers added ‘Tuscan Blue’ rosemary and bronze flax (both mostly vertical), plus lavender, thyme, helichrysum, lamb's ears, and other plants with a more mounding habit.

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