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Lamium 'orvala'

Species: Lamium..

Position: partial to full shade
Soil: any garden soil
Rate of growth: average
Flowering period: May to July
Hardiness: fully hardy

A non-invasive dead nettle with slightly hairy, dark green leaves and spikes of pinkish purple flowers in late spring and summer. A delicate looking plant that's perfect for a woodland garden where it thrives in most soils in a shady spot.

Garden care: Divide plants in autumn or early spring

Photos of this plant

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