Lamium maculatum (Spotted Dead Nettle)
Lamium m. 'Purple Dragon'
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Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon'

Spotted Dead Nettle

Plant Type: Ground Covers

Patent: pp15890

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Lamium maculatum Orchid Frost

Spotted Dead Nettle

Green leaves covered with shimmering silver overlay, orchid-pink flowers that repeat throughout summer.
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Forms dense spikes of deep purple flowers, attractive crisp silver leaves with rich green edges adds color to any shady garden, a robust grower.

  • Deep purple flowers
  • Flower spikes bloom in spring
  • Silver leaves with rich green edges
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4-8 in


12-16 in




Common Name: Spotted Dead Nettle

Highly variegated foliage use to brighten dark shady areas. Maintains good color all summer and not as invasive as ground covers. Short flower spikes bloom spring.

Characteristics & Attributes


Morning Sun / Afternoon Shade
Shade Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

Average Soil

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant


Ground Cover
Good Container Plant

Season of Interest (Flowering)

Late Spring / Early Summer