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Deadnettle

Botanical Name
Lamium maculatum
Hardiness
Zones 3 to 8
Height
6 to 12 inches
Width
Spreading
Flowers
Late spring to mid summer: pink, white, mauve
Light
Part to full shade
Soil
Moist, well-drained, cool
Planting & Care
  • When used as a ground cover, space plants 6-10" apart for quick cover
  • Does best in cool soils with good drainage
  • Leaf scorch or bare patches may occur where soils are too dry or plants are exposed to summer sun and heat
  • Divide plants in spring or fall
  • Take cuttings anytime during the growing season
Problems
Crown rot in poorly drained and wet soils, leaf scorch in sull sun or heat and humidity of summer
Varieties
  • Beacon Silver - silver leaves with narrow green borders, pink flowers
  • White Nancy - silvery-white leaves, white flowers
  • Pink Chablis - pink flowers

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