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Lamium 'White Nancy' Dead Nettle, 4" Pot Live Plant

Lamium 'White Nancy' Dead Nettle, 4" Pot Live Plant

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Let’s delve into the delightful world of Lamium maculatum ‘White Nancy’—also known as Spotted Dead Nettle.

Lamium maculatum ‘White Nancy’ is a semi-evergreen, mat-forming perennial that injects light into shaded gardens. Here are some key details about this charming plant:

  1. Foliage: The heart-shaped leaves of White Nancy are silvery-green, adorned with thin dark green margins. They create an attractive contrast and add visual interest to the garden.

  2. Flowers: Small, hooded, white flowers open in attractive whorls at the end of the stems. These delicate blooms appear in late spring and continue to grace your garden for about 10 weeks. Even after the main bloom period, you’ll still see sporadic flowering into fall.

  3. Growth Habit: White Nancy forms a dense mound, making it an excellent groundcover. It rises up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall and spreads 24-36 inches (60-90 cm) wide.

  4. Ideal Conditions:

    • Light: Best in part shade to full shade.
    • Soil: Prefers average, medium moisture, humus-rich, and well-drained soils.
    • Climate: Evergreen in mild winter climates.
    • Heat and Humidity: Dislikes high heat and humidity.
    • Tolerance: Drought-tolerant, deer-resistant, and rabbit-resistant.
  5. Uses:

    • White Nancy is perfect for plantings under perennials or shrubs.
    • It works well as a groundcover or edging plant.
    • Virtually disease and pest-free.
  6. Propagation:

    • Divide the plant in autumn or early spring.
    • After flowering, you can cut back the plants to encourage fresh foliage cover.
  7. Origin: Lamium maculatum species is native to Europe, temperate western Asia, and North Africa.

Remember, this delightful dead nettle is a welcomed addition to shaded gardens, beds, and borders. Its silvery foliage and white blooms will brighten up any corner. 

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