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Lamium galeobdolon 'Hermann's Pride' (Deadnettle, yellow archangel )

Lamium galeobdolon 'Hermann's Pride' Photo/Illustration: Bill Johnson

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Lamium galeobdolon 'Hermann's Pride' LAY-mee-um gal-ee-OB-doe-lon vair-ee-eh-GAY-tum Common Name: Deadnettle, yellow archangel Synonyms: Galeobdolon luteum, Lamiastrum galeobdolon, Lamium luteum Genus: Lamium
'Hermann's Pride' is small, but bold. Unlike the rampantly creeping variegated yellow lamium (Lamium galeobdolon 'Variegatum'), the lamium cultivar ‘Hermann’s Pride’ is a slow-growing, clump-forming treasure that grows like a small bush, beautiful in foliage (jagged, silvery, and green) and flower (brilliant yellow). Masses of flowers appear in late spring to early summer. While some may have trouble controlling this cultivar, it behaves meekly in harsh climates. -Sue Whetten, Regional Picks: Rocky Mountains, Fine Gardening issue #127
Noteworthy characteristics: A less aggressive alternative to Lamium galeobdolon 'Variegatum'.
Care:  Grow in moist but well-drained soil. Do not over-water.
Propagation:  By division or stem-cuttings.
Problems: Downy mildew, powdery mildew, leaf spot, slugs, and snails. 
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Slow Grower
Light Full Shade Only;Part Shade Only;Part Shade to Full Shade
Moisture Dry to Medium
Maintenance Low
Tolerance Drought Tolerant
Bloom Time Early Summer; Late Spring; Spring; Summer
Foliage Color Silver/Grey;Variegated Foliage
Flower Color Yellow Flower
Uses Container, Shade, Ground Covers
Style Beds and Borders, Combinations, Woodland Garden
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest
Type Perennials

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