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Scientific name: Lamium maculatum       la-mi-um  mak-u-la-tum

Common name: Spotted Dead Nettle

Design Characteristics

Height  6-18"
Spread  24-36+"
Form  spreading
Texture  medium
Flower color  white
 pink
 purple
Leaf color  silvery-green
Time of bloom  April-August

Horticultural Characteristics

Light
requirement
 part sun to semi-shade
Soil
requirement
 flexible
 drought tolerant
Propagation
method
 easy to divide
 fall or spring
USDA Hardiness Zone   4-9

Miscellaneous

Peculiarities/Problems   some cultivars get a little floppy and have more open habit
Uses  brightens up shady spots
Comments  grows in a range of soils
 ‘White Nancy’ drought tolerant and can grow
 in dry shade (ie. under dense maples)