the lams ear i had had large thick leaves thet were covered in silvery hair, the plant looked almost white and had a bloom spike the came up from the center, and had yellow blooms , the spikes grew well above the foilage maybe as tall as 2 1/2 to 3 feet. very pretty fuzzy plant.
this is what had ,
click on link below http://images.whiteflowerfarm.com/38676a.jpg
oops mine had purple blooms too , sorry forgot, was remembering yarrow