The Lamiums are called by the somewhat alarming name, Dead Nettle, but that means only this amazing little plant is related to stinging nettle (a rough weed) and doesn't sting...so being a dead nettle is a good thing.
The strange name aside, these short plants (6-10 high), when well grown, can add glistening sheets of color to shady areas were color may be missing. Plant them with Hostas, Bleeding Hearts, and other shade-lovers. They cover the ground so completely they smother out any invading weeds.
AM014563 (Plant - 3" Pot)
AM018188 (Tray of 16)
Purple Dragon Dead Nettle PP#15890
Lamium maculatum Purple Dragon PP#15890
3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
|Estimated Mature Spread|
Late spring to fall
Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Bright silver leaves with dark green margins.
Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Average, Moist / Wet, Well Draining
Deer Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Groundcover, Evergreen, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks), Great For Mass Plantings, Multiplies / Naturalizes
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Pacific Northwest
Spring / Summer
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