White Dead Nettle (Lamium album) in the Dead Nettles Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 15-30 cm
Plant Spread: 30 cm
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bi-Color: White with black spots
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Erosion control
Groundcover
Culinary Herb
Will Naturalize
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
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Bees

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Posted by KFredenburg (Black Hills, SD) on Jun 16, 2020 4:06 PM

Information from "A Guide to Wild Flowers, Ferns and Grasses":
"Rhizome: creeping. Stalks: erect, unbranched, square in cross section. Leaves: opposite, petiolate, cordate, orate, serrate. Flowers: in the axils of leaf-like bracts. Calyx: white, bell-shaped with narrow pointed teeth. Corolla: 2-lipped with 4 stamens. Fruit: 4 achenes. Originated in: Europe and Asia; secondary North America."

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