Exposure
Part sun
Shade
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Wet
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Winter
Spring
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Foliage
Spring
Foliage Attribute
Silver or Blue Foliage
Fall Interest
Variegated
Bloom Color
Purple
Attributes
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Container
Water Requirements
Adapts well to dry or moist conditions

Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon'

Creeping Lamium

'Purple dragon' forms a spreading patch of small silver leaves with a wide green edge. Clusters of deep magenta-purple flowers appear in spring and then continue off and on until fall. Fairly tolerant of dry shade, once established. Evergreen.

Height:

6-8 Inches

Spacing:

18-23 Inches

Hardiness Zone:

2-9

Bloom Time:

Spring-fall

Bloom Color:

Purple

Lamium (lay'-mi-um)

Family: Lamiaceae · Common Name: Spotted Dead Nettle

Clusters of hooded flowers in shades of pink, purple or white highlight silver-variegated leaves. Excellent ground cover or edging plant for shaded sites. Tolerant of dry conditions beneath trees; vigorous spreading in moist soils.

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