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Lamium maculatum 'Ghost'

Ghost Spotted Dead Nettle
Lamium maculatum 'Ghost'
Lamium maculatum 'Ghost'

Silvery foliage and orchid-purple flowers add beauty to shady corners and to the garden in the evening; a hardy, fast-growing groundcover that needs to be controlled but is well worth the effort

Ornamental Features

Ghost Spotted Dead Nettle has masses of beautiful spikes of fuchsia flowers rising above the foliage from mid spring to early fall, which are most effective when planted in groupings. Its attractive oval leaves remain silver in color with distinctive forest green edges throughout the season.

Planting & Growing

Ghost Spotted Dead Nettle will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity extending to 14 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 24 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

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Fall Color

Deer Resistance:

partial shade to shade







24 inches


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