Lamium – Ghost Spotted Deadnettle
Light up your shade garden and containers the glimmering silver foliage Ghost Spotted Deadnettle, Lamium. This very large variety dwarfs others by comparison! Standing about a foot tall, the all-silver leaves create a billowy cloud of silver in the garden. The leaves measure a full 1.5 inches long compared to 1/2 to 3/4 inches long on other varieties. Clusters of large, bright orchid purple flowers top the clump of silver foliage in mid to late spring. Tolerant of dry shade once established.
A vigorous variety, Ghost Spotted Deadnettle works well as a ground cover and in containers. Its bright foliage with brighten even your darkest areas.
Growing instructions: In the ground, plant in soil that has been amended with compost or other organic matter. Use a good potting soil for container grown. Adding a starter fertilizer when planting with get plants off to a speedy start. Its evergreen foliage should be trimmed back hard in early spring.