Scientific Name : Lamium maculatum
Common Name : Spotted Deadnettle
Hardiness Zone : 3a - 9b
Hardiness Degree : -40°F (-40.0°C)
Product Form : Fast Finish, Liner, Unrooted Cutting
Blooming Season : Spring
Plant Habit : Spreading
Characteristics : Deer Resistant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Shade Tolerant
Water : Light
Fertilizer : Once a week
Spacing : 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)
Height : 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Width : 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)
Exposure : Partial Sun
General Information : Bright silver leaves are edged with a narrow green border. Colorful short pink spikes of flowers in spring. Spectacular planted in containers, as a perennial in shady borders, or as a ground cover.
Idea & Tips : Part shade, most soils, regular watering
Grower Information : Trailing, mounded variety has silver leaves surrounded by green margins, and pink-purple flowers that rise above foliage in Spring.
Lamium is grown primarily for its colorful foliage and is not dependent on daylength.
Propagation Information : Reduce mist as soon as possible to reduce stretch. Transplant on time.
Cool Treatment :
Plant Maturity: Cold treatment is not required.
Plant Growth Regulators : Generally not needed. Growing Lamium under cool, bright conditions will help improve habit.