Latin Name: Lamium maculatum

Type: Perennial

Zone: 3 to 8

Soil: Well-drained soil

Sun: Semi-shade, partial sun

Companion Plants: Bleeding Heart, Barrenwort, Hosta, Bugleweed, Ghost Fern, Carex, Lenten Rose


Pests: Slugs and snails

Propagate: Propagate by division or runners that have rooted in the spring.  Can be started from seed

Good for ground cover; resistant to deer; if the plant receives too much sun, can get “leaf scorch”
Plant dies back in August or early fall
Pinch back the plan for a fuller, bushier look.

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