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Scientific Name: Lamium maculatum
Pronunciation: LAY-mee-um mack-you-LAY-tum
Common Name: spotted deadnettle, dead nettle
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Ground cover, Herbaceous perennial, Weed (horticultural), Invasive plant
Key ID Features: Stoloniferous perennial; flowers relatively large, pink (most cvs.) and 'hooded'; leaves triangular to ovate, pubescent, central silver stripe or mottling and rounded-toothed.
Course(s): HORT 1155, HORT 1193/1293, Level 1 Apprenticeship, CLT Training

Habit: Dense, Pendulous, Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like, Mounded
Texture: Medium
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.6 - 1.0m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Africa, Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Deep shade, Filtered shade, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Hanging basket, Perennial border, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google
spotted deadnettle,  dead nettle
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Pinnate venation, Prickly, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent, Tomentose
Colour in Summer: Green, Pink, Silver / Grayish
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Deltoid, Ovate
Apices: Acute
Bases: Cordate
Margins: Crenate, Dentate
Additional Info: Leaves variegated, Source of image:

Inflorescence Type: Verticillaster
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, White, Violet, Pink, Purple, Red, Magenta
Flower Scent: None
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug

Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Fruit Colour:
Fruiting Time:
Additional Info: Not showy, Ovary separates into four tiny mericarps or "nutlets" that are enclosed in a persistent calyx

Bark or Stem Colour:
Organ Modifications: Leaf-like bracts, Rhizomes, Runners (or stolons)

Propagation: Seed, Division - below ground parts, Stem tip cuttings
Plant Care:
Pest Susceptibility: Slugs or snails, ( Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant )
(NCA) Not Currently Available : needed
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