Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver') in the Dead Nettles Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners


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Plant Events from our members
Catmint20906 On May 16, 2015 Bloomed
Catmint20906 On August 27, 2014 Bloomed
got2b On May 23, 2015 Transplanted
on the berm
got2b On May 10, 2015 Obtained plant
lizvero On June 12, 2019 Potted up
planted on the ground triangle several of them
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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What kind of lamium has red stems? by SpringGreenThumb May 8, 2018 8:16 AM 6
Ground Cover by DanAndJune Apr 20, 2018 11:57 PM 5
What have you planted that you regretted ? by ge1836 Aug 25, 2019 10:58 AM 204
Lamium confusion by Bonehead May 12, 2016 9:24 AM 2
2016 Spring Plant Swap Chat by critterologist May 11, 2016 1:22 PM 579
What did YOU do outside today? by crittergarden Aug 31, 2019 9:31 AM 7,179
Bobbie's Spring Gardens by lilylady May 27, 2012 10:29 PM 100
Which is the Lamium? by Paul2032 Nov 9, 2011 8:10 AM 11
Ok- new topic: Your Top 5 shade plants by Trish Jun 21, 2016 5:41 AM 156

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