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Lamium maculatum 'Ghost'

More About Lamium maculatum 'Ghost'

  • Clusters of deep magenta-purple, hooded flowers
  • Silver coloured, serrated leaves with a darker green veining
  • Leaves are twice the size of the species
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer

Zone:

2

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

45-60 cm

Colour:

Purple (deep)
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Creeping Lamium Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best grown in an average to moist, well-drained soil, in partial shade to full shade. Vigorous grower and very tolerant of dry, shady locations. Can fill in a large space in a short time, is manageable and not necessarily invasive. Hot, humid summers can cause foliage decline. If foliage becomes leggy or unruly, you can prune or mow down to promote a more compact, tidy habit. Pruning will also promote new blooms, forming sporadically throughout the summer and into the fall. Plant in combination with spring bulbs. 


Lamium maculatum 'Ghost' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Fast
Fast
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Flowering Time

Rebloomer
Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Trailing

Foliage Color

Silver

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge