Lamium maculatum Chequers

Spotted Dead Nettle

$6.95 ea. (3+ discount) $6.50 ea.

In stock for Fall 2017

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Chequers Spotted Dead Nettle features beautiful spikes of deep mauve-pink flowers rising above the foliage from mid spring to early fall. Most effective when planted in groupings. Its attractive oval leaves remain forest green in color with prominent silver stripes throughout the season.

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

Details

Item Code: LAMA
Type: Perennials, Groundcovers
Height: Short 6-10"
Spacing: Plant 16" 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
Flower: Pink
Accent: Lavender
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • For a Slope or Bank
  • Deer Resistant
  • Dry Shade Tolerant
  • Groundcovers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • 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.