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Lamium maculatum Aureum

Spotted Dead Nettle

$9.95 $4.97 (50% off) $4.75 ea. (3+ discount)

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Lamium is one of the best choices for a tough yet showy perennial. Citrus yellow leaves with a white slash down the center of each leaf. Rose purple flowers start in spring and bloom through the whole season. Bright foliage of Lamium Aureum enlivens a shady area.

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

Details

Item Code: LAAU
Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 6-8"
Spacing: Plant 18" apart
Bloom Time: Late Spring to Early Summer
Sun-Shade: Mostly Sunny to Full Shade
Zones: 3-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay, Sandy
Flower: Rose
Accent: Purple
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Deer Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Shade Tolerant

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.