Plant of the Week: Lamb’s Ear
If you are looking to enhance your child’s home learning experience with some gardening, Lamb’s Ear is a great choice. These hardy plants are loved by children for the soft feeling foliage. This is also a great plant to attract pollinators too.
Some people use this plant to help deal with bee stings or as an alternative bandage. They are perennial and great for ground cover. This is also a very low maintenance plant that can survive a period of drought conditions.
How to care for Lamb’s Ear:
Lamb’s Ear prefers well drained soil in a full sun to partial shade area.
Here are some pruning tips:
If you are looking to keep Lamb’s Ear from spreading, we recommend deadheading the flowers after blooming to prevent the seeds from falling onto the soil. You can also neaten up the look of this plant by pruning the brown leaves in the spring.
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