General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 2 -45.6 °C (-50 °F) to -42.8 °C (-45°F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 20-40 cm
Plant Spread: 30 cm
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Erosion control
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: Sow at 18-22 C° for 4 weeks, move to minimum 4 C° for 6 weeks, move to 5-12 C°. for germination
Depth to plant seed: 0.5 cm
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Stolons and runners
Pollinators: Bees

Common names
  • Dead Nettle
  • Yellow Archangel
  • Golden Dead Nettle
  • Deadnettle
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Lamium galeobdolon
  • Synonym: Lamiastrum galeobdolon

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  • Posted by Bonehead (Planet Earth - Zone 8b) on Mar 26, 2018 12:33 PM concerning plant:
    Class B noxious weed in Washington state (do not allow to spread). This plant spreads quickly, forming dense colonies that out-compete natives. Pull the plant and burn or put in the trash, do not compost as this will just increase the spread.
  • Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 12, 2012 9:29 AM concerning plant:
    Valuable source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.

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