Lamium Aureum

Spotted Dead Nettle
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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.

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Code LAAU
Patent
Plant Type Perennials, Groundcovers
Species maculatum
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
Soil Type Normal, Clay, Sandy
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant

Planting Sites

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Shade Tolerant

Lamium General Information

Lamium are a perfect groundcover to brighten a partly sunny to 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. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

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.