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Lamium maculatum ‘Ghost’
Lamium maculatum ‘Ghost’
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Lamium maculatum ‘Ghost’

Creeping Lamium

USDA Zone: 2-9

Plant number: 1.305.260

This outstanding selection forms a spreading patch of silver leaves with clusters of deep magenta-purple flowers that appear in spring, then continue on and off until fall. Fairly tolerant of dry shade, once established. Trim or mow back hard in late winter. Evergreen. The habit is about twice the height of most other selections. Excellent vigour. Introduced by Intrinsic Perennial Gardens of Illinois in 2007.

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Lamium maculatum ‘Ghost’

Optimal Growing
Appearance and
Sun Exposure
  Partial Shade or
  Full Shade
Soil Type
  Normal or
  Sandy or
Soil pH
  Neutral or
  Alkaline or
Soil Moisture
  Average or
  Dry or
Care Level
Flower Colour
  Deep Pink
Blooming Time
  Early Summer
  Mid Summer
  Late Summer
  Mid Spring
  Late Spring
  Early Fall
  Mid Fall
Foliage Color
Plant Uses & Characteristics
  Accent: Good Texture/Form
  Attracts Butterflies
  Cut Flower
  Deer Resistant
  Drought Tolerant
  Rabbit Resistant
  Ground Cover
   25-35 cm
   10-14 inches
   45-60 cm
   18-23 inches
Foot Traffic
Growth Rate