Lamb's-ear - Stachys byzantina
The common name comes from the softly hairy silvery leaves. It produces erect spikes or racemes of whorled, 2-lipped pink flowers.
Occasional garden escape usually seen on bare waste ground.
Flowering varies but usually between June and September.
Occasional, but naturalised widely across Britain.
Occasional as a naturalised plant in Leicestershire and Rutland. In the 1979 Flora survey of Leicestershire it was not recorded.
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