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Hummelo Lamb's Ear (Betony) - 1 Gallon (1-1.5ft)

Original price $34.99 - Original price $34.99
Original price
$34.99 - $34.99
Current price $34.99
Size: 1 Gallon

Ships March 2024!

This item will ship in Spring 2024. Want to specify a different shipping date? Just leave a note at checkout!

Shipping Details

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Warranty & Returns

Standard Warranty:

All of our trees and shrubs come with a 30-day warranty from the date of delivery. This means that if your tree/shrub is damaged in shipment or if it dies within 30 days of your delivery, we will gladly offer a replacement or credit. Should you receive your tree/shrub during dormancy, and it does not emerge from dormancy by June 1st - the same replacement policy applies.

If, within this period, you notice any issues with the health or condition of your plants, please contact us immediately. We will work with you to provide a suitable solution.

1 Year Extended Warranty Option:

For added peace of mind, we offer a 1 year extended warranty option. You can choose to purchase an extended warranty for 12% of your cart total at the time of purchase. This extended warranty covers your trees and shrubs for 1 year from the date of delivery. If your tree/shrub dies within the extended warranty period, we will provide you with a replacement plant or issue store credit for the amount of your original purchase. Shipping fees are not included.

3. Warranty Claim Process:

If you need to make a warranty claim, please follow these steps:

  • Contact our customer support team at as soon as you notice any issues with your plant's health.
  • Provide your order number, a description of the issue, and photos documenting the issue.
  • We may request additional photos or other information to assess the problem.

How are heights measured?

Tree and Shrub heights are measured from the top of the root ball or soil, measuring only the above ground portion of your tree your shrub.

How does shipping work?

We ship either UPS or via our own delivery trucks. After you place your order you'll receive notifications at each step of the way to keep you informed on your item's travels!

Many items are listed in Gallon sizes, what does that mean?

The Gallons refer to the size of the pot that the plant is in. It's simply an industry standard for sizing trees and shrubs. All of our items should have the actual height listed on the description page. If you have any questions regarding sizing, feel free to reach out to us!

Do you help with plant suggestions?

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Can I postpone my delivery date?

Sure! Include a note during checkout or reach out to us at immediately after placing your order, and we'd be happy to help!



Introducing the Hummelo Lamb's Ear, a charming perennial that invites touch and admiration in your garden. This delightful plant, suitable for USDA growing zones 4-8, features velvety, silvery-gray leaves and slender spikes of vibrant, bee-friendly blooms.

Key Features:

  1. Soft and Silvery Foliage: The hallmark of Hummelo Lamb's Ear is its velvety, silver-gray leaves that feel as soft as a lamb's ear when touched. This foliage not only adds textural interest but also acts as a natural ground cover.

  2. Pollinator Paradise: In early summer, Hummelo Lamb's Ear produces slender spikes of tubular, magenta-pink flowers. These blooms are not only visually stunning but also attract pollinators like bees and butterflies, enhancing the biodiversity of your garden.

  3. Low-Maintenance Delight: This perennial is a breeze to care for. It thrives in well-drained soil and is drought-tolerant once established. Minimal pruning is needed to keep its tidy appearance.

  4. Versatile Use: Whether you plant it as ground cover, in borders, or in containers, Hummelo Lamb's Ear adapts beautifully. It's equally at home in cottage gardens, rock gardens, and perennial beds.

Planting and Care:

To ensure the best results in USDA growing zones 4-8, follow these planting and care guidelines:

  • Location: Plant in well-drained soil in a sunny to partially shaded area of your garden.
  • Watering: Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a strong root system. Once established, it's more drought-tolerant.
  • Pruning: Trim back spent flower spikes and tidy up the plant in early spring to encourage fresh growth.

Botanical Name: Stachys officinalis 'Hummelo' (Bettony)
Common Name: Hummelo Lamb's Ear
Foliage: Green
Flower Color: Purple
Growing Zones: 4-8
Light Requirements: Full Sun, Partial Sun
Mature Size: 1-2' Tall x 1-2' Wide