Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver'

Beacon Silver Dead Nettle

Semi-evergreen Perennial

Beacon Silver dead nettle's silvery-blue foliage is topped with pink flowers in spring and makes a nice edging or small-scale groundcover. Brightens a shady spot.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Full Shade, Part Shade, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average


Size: 4 - 6 tall x 12 - 24 wide
Shape / Form: Low and Spreading
Foliage Texture: Fine
Foliage Quality: Fine

Features: Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance

Foliage Color: Silver / Gray, Ivory / Cream

Flower Color: Lavender / Lilac, Purple / Violet
Bloom Season: Mar, Apr, May, Spring

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Beds and Borders, Container, Edging, Groundcover, Mixed Border, Small Gardens
Special Situations: Dry Shade

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Spring, Summer, Fall, Late Spring / Early Summer, Late Summer / Early Fall, Three Seasons of Interest

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

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