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Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle

Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver'

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Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver') at Tagawa Gardens

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle flowers

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle flowers

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Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver') at Tagawa Gardens

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle in bloom

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle in bloom

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Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle (Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver') at Tagawa Gardens

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle flowers

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle flowers

(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)

Height:  8 inches

Spread:  24 inches

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  3

Other Names:  Deadnettle, Creeping Lamium

Ornamental Features

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle has masses of beautiful spikes of rose flowers rising above the foliage from mid spring to early fall, which are most effective when planted in groupings. Its attractive oval leaves remain silver in color with distinctive forest green edges throughout the season. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle is a dense herbaceous perennial with a ground-hugging habit of growth. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage.

This plant will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spreading

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Border Edging
  • Groundcover

Planting & Growing

Beacon Silver Spotted Dead Nettle will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in partial shade to shade. It is an amazingly adaptable plant, tolerating both dry conditions and even some standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Edging  Groundcover 
Applications
Flowers  Foliage Color  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features

Disclaimer: Inventory varies seasonally as well as by the hour during busy season. Please call us directly 303-690-4722 or visit us for current availability.


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