Get your hands on this versatile, multi-purpose beautiful plant with a unique silvery shade and clusters of lilac flowers that invite wild friends into your garden.
Native to Turkey, Armenia, and Iran, this flowering plant has great ornamental value, mostly due to its unique foliage. However, sometimes it is considered invasive in some countries and outdoor gardens.
To identify Lamb's Ear, look for thick, smooth silvery green leaves with rounded tips covered in silky silver-grey hairs whiter on the leaves' undersides. This plant blooms in late spring to early summer, bearing small light purple to lilac flowers arranged in spike-like structures that bear many flowers. These structures grow at the top of long stems with scarce leaves.
Becoming dormant in rigorous, Lamb's tongue attracts an array of wildlife, from hummingbirds to bees and other pollinators.