Spring Flowering Bulbs

Lamium Silver Beacon

Spotted Dead Nettle

Type: Perennials,Groundcovers
Height: Short 6" (Plant 16" apart)
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 3-8   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower / Accent: Pink / Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Radiant silver leaves sporting green margins. The unique color of foliage provides a lovely backdrop for the soft pink, hood-shaped flowers. Silver Beacon makes an excellent weed controller and nice cover for spring bulbs.

Our plant spacing recommendations are based on how quickly these plants will spread in their first season of growth.

Features to Note:

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • For a Sunny Spot
  • For a Shady Spot

Lamium General Information:

Lamium are a perfect groundcover to brighten a partly sunny, semi-shady spot. A great performer. Attractive foliage. Avoid dry soil with full sun. Best selections for the coldest areas. Easily grown in most well-draining garden soils. Once established they can tolerate somewhat drier conditions.

Lamium Plant Care:

Vigorous grower but non invasive. Shear back to 4 to 6 if it gets leggy or cut back to new leaves at base of plant in midsummer. Can be divided as needed in spring or fall. Will self seed but seedlings may not grow true to parent.

$8.95 ea.
(3+) $8.50 ea.
Spring 2014
Plant Code: LASB