Purple Dragon Lamium

Purple Dragon Lamium

Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon'

$15.00

AKA Dead Nettle. Lamium is one of the best choices for showy and tough groundcovers. This outstanding selection forms a spreading patch of small, pointy silver leaves with a wide green margin. Clusters of large deep magenta-purple blooms, appearing in spring then continuing off and on until fall.

TYPE Perennial SUN Part Shade to Full Shade
HEIGHT 0.6 ft SOIL Well Drained
SPREAD 2 ft FLOWER Spring, Purple
ZONE 3 FRUIT Edible Foliage, No Fruit
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Latin Name: Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon'
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Growth Rate:

Fast growth rate

Foliage:

Low-growing spreading mounds of foliage

Birds/Bees/Hummingbirds:

Attracts butterflies

Deer/Rabbit:

Deer resistant

Applications:

Used as a groundcover

Xeriscape:

Xeriscape

Notes:

 

Containers:

Great for planting in containers

Ornamental Features:

Blooms spring to fall

Sun:

Plant in a part shade to full shade location

Drainage:

Requires average well-drained conditions

Drought Tolerance:

Considered to be drought tolerant

Maintenance:

Low maintenance

Pruning:

Trim or mow back hard in late winter

Edible/Medicinal Uses:

Considered a culinary herb. Leaves and flowers can be used to make an herbal tea or added into salsa, stews or soups. Other Lamium have a history of medicinal uses - no confirmation on this variety

Disclaimer:

DISCLAIMER: The information presented here regarding edible/herbal/medicinal uses is for informational purposes only. Always consult a physician or other qualified health professional prior to ingesting any plant not sold expressly for its edibility

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Pot Size

#1 Pot