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Scientific Name: Lamium galeobdolon 'Variegatum' ( syn. Lamiastrum )
Pronunciation: LAY-mee-um gay-lee-OB-doh-lon
Common Name: lamium, variegated yellow archangel
Family Name: Lamiaceae
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Invasive plant
Key ID Features: Invasive ground cover that's often used in hanging baskets; leaves variegated with silver.
Course(s): HORT 1155, Level 2 Apprenticeship

Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium - fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.4 - 0.7m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Rating: Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Humus rich, Well-drained
Water Use: Low, Moderate
Landscape Uses: Container planting
Additional Info: Google
lamium, variegated yellow archangel
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Rugose
Colour in Summer: Green, Silver / Grayish
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate, Rhomboidal
Apices: Acute
Margins: Dentate

Inflorescence Type: Spike
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:5
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Yellow
Flower Time at Peak: Apr, May, Jun

Fruit Type: Schizocarp
Fruit Colour: Brown
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: Rhizomes, Runners (or stolons)
Propagation: Seed, Layering, Division - below ground parts
Pest Susceptibility: Pest resistant, Disease resistant, Deer resistant, Rabbit resistant, Drought resistant
(NCA) Not Currently Available : not used
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