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Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon'


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Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon' is a spotted dead nettle with silver foliage and purple flowers. Makes a superb ground cover.


Description:
Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon' is a spotted dead nettle that's perfect for the shady garden. Gorgeous heart-shaped foliage is silver with green margins. Larger hooded flowers of magenta-purple appear in spring and continue on and off until fall. Fairly tolerant of dry shade once established spreading to 6 inches high by 12-24 inches wide. Great in beds, border edges, containers, and as a ground cover and underplanting for trees and shrubs. Pollinator attractor. Deer and rabbit resistant.


Common Name: Spotted Dead Nettle

Family: Lamiaceae (The Mint Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-8

Light: Part Shade, Full Shade

Height: 4-8"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Magenta

Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink

Class: Semi-evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average, Drought Tolerant, Dry, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Butterflies, Bees

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Open grassland to woodland, generally on moist, fertile soils.

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Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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