Lamium maculatum ‘Purple Dragon’

Creeping Lamium
USDA Zone: 2-9

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.

Sun Exposure   Partial Shade or Full Shade

Soil Type   Normal or Sandy or Clay

Soil pH   Neutral or Alkaline or Acid

Moisture   Average or Dry or Moist

Care Level   Easy

Flower Color   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    6-8 inches

Spread    18-23 inches

Foot Traffic    Light

Growth Rate    Fast