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Spotted deadnettle

Lamium maculatum 'White Nancy'

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Lamium is a genus with many cultivars that are outstanding foliage plants for the shade, most notably ‘White Nancy’. This evergreen ground cover’s beautiful, 1- to 2-inch-wide leaves are silvery white with green edges and have a quilted appearance. Clusters of white flowers appear from spring through summer.

CareMoist, well-drained soil.

PropagationBy division or stem cuttings.

  • Genus : Lamium
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
  • Uses : Containers, Ground Covers, Shade
  • Bloom Time : Early Summer, Late Spring, Spring, Summer
  • Growth Rate : Fast
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Light : Partial Shade to Full Shade
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Foliage Color : Silver/Grey
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
  • Flower Color : White
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