Stunning Silver And Orchid Foliage on a Hardy Perennial
Ghost Lamium (spotted deadnettle) is an evergreen perennial with outstanding ornamental features. Plant a few where you’d like an impressive groudcover, or use them for a stand-out edging plant along borders. Ghost Lamium has amazing color and texture, perfect for your yard, or in a container on your patio.
Your Ghost Lamium may be small in stature but possesses a magnificent ornamental nature. Its foliage is the main attraction, with heart-shaped leaves an adorable feature of this lush, evergreen perennial. Each dainty leaf’s silver-hue stands out amid more commonly colored plantings, impossible to miss even amid tall, colorful plants.
The leave’s serrated edges and tiny veins are highlighted with various shades of green. The overall effect of your Ghost Lamium is of foliage that is a natural masterpiece in any setting. As if this weren’t enough, Ghost Lamium produces a spring bloom of petite, purple blossoms that repeat throughout the summer. The effect of the tiny spots of lavender against the green edged, silver leaves is breathtaking!
Ghost Lamium will grow about 1 foot high with a 2 foot spread. It’s quite hardy and a wonderful choice when you need something fast growing or in areas where it’s a bit shady or dry. It’s deer resistant and even bunnies will pass it by. It’s a plant you can put in place and will quickly spread out. It can be left to grow naturally, or you can trim it back in winter for a neater appearance.
There are few perennials with the exquisite color and texture of Ghost Lamium. Not only is it an incredibly beautiful groundcover, but is even terrific at choking back weeds wherever it’s planted. If you’re seeking a uniquely colorful groundcover that maintains some color even during the winter months, Ghost Lamium is the perennial for you this year!
* Re-blooming evergreen
* Drought and heat tolerant
* Adaptive to a variety of conditions
* Great for containers
* Deer and rabbit resistant
Buying Options for Plants
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
- Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
- Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.
Nature Hills Container Size by Volume
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.655 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|3.5" Container||Equal to||.67 dry quart / .74 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Equal to||.87 dry quart / .96 dry liter in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills Nursery|
|Botanical Name||Lamium maculatum 'Ghost'|
|Mature Height||10 - 14 inches|
|Mature Spread||12 - 24 inches|
|Soil Type||Widely adaptable|
|Sun Exposure||Full Shade, Partial Sun|