The thought of a yellow lambs’ ears (Stachys byzantina ‘Primrose Heron’, USDA Hardiness Zones 4-8) could make you cringe if you haven’t seen one before. But this combo designed by Freeland and Sabrina Tanner in California is proof that a yellow version of this classic silver perennial really can work! Here it’s combined with a deep red ‘Rose Glow’ barberry (Berberis thunbergii ‘Rose Glow’, Zones 5-8), ‘Butterfly Blue’ pincushion flower (Scabiosa columbaria ‘Butterfly Blue’, Zones 3-8), pink-flowering hardy geranium (Geranium X cantabrigiense, Zones 5-8), and the yellow-striped foliage of ‘Yellow Wave’ phormium (Phormium ‘Yellow Wave’, Zones 8-11)
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