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Lamium maculatum ‘Purple Dragon’


Creeping Lamium

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.305.210


This outstanding selection forms a spreading patch of small silver leaves with a wide green edge. Clusters of deep magenta-purple flowers are larger than all other varieties, appearing in spring then continuing off and on until fall. Fairly tolerant of dry shade, once established. Trim or mow back hard in late winter. Evergreen. USPP#15890: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Lamium maculatum ‘Purple Dragon’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
  Silver
  Variegated
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Massed
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   Light

Growth Rate
   Fast













Lamium maculatum ‘Purple Dragon’


Creeping Lamium

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.305.210


This outstanding selection forms a spreading patch of small silver leaves with a wide green edge. Clusters of deep magenta-purple flowers are larger than all other varieties, appearing in spring then continuing off and on until fall. Fairly tolerant of dry shade, once established. Trim or mow back hard in late winter. Evergreen. USPP#15890: unlicensed propagation prohibited.

Further details for
Lamium maculatum ‘Purple Dragon’

Optimal Growing Conditions

Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
  Clay
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
  Acid
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
  Moist
Care Level
  Easy
Appearance and Characteristics

Flower Colour
  Purple
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
Foliage Color
  Grey Green
  Silver
  Variegated
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Border
  Containers
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Edging
  Rabbit Resistant
  Evergreen
  Ground Cover
  Massed
  Woodland
Flower Head Size
  Medium
Height
   15-20 cm
   6-8 inches
Spread
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
   Light

Growth Rate
   Fast