Water Wise Plants
3 ft. wide and 6 in. to 12 in. tall
Low: water every three weeks until the root ball is wet
Full to half sun
Maintenance- Design- Planting Tips
"Helen von Stein' is a wonderful cultivar because it has extra-large leaves and doesn't bloom a lot. We are always looking for summer- dry plants with large leaves to provide contrast to other plants in our garden, many of which have small leaves.
Some people love the dramatic flower spikes on lamb's ears. We have mixed feelings about the flowers. Sometimes we cut them off and sometimes we leave them in place.
After a couple years, these plants tend to spread and die out in the middle. Just get out your sharp shovel and divide the clumps in fall or early winter and they will be cute again by spring. Lamb's ears may also have some die back over the winter; we recommend leaving the ugly leaves in place until all danger of frost has passed.