Family: Lamiaceae

Scientific Name: Lamium maculatum White Nancy

Common Name: Lamium White Nancy

DescriptionThe white flower version of Beacon Silver. Received a 3.5 out of four rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.
Plant TypeAll Plants, Perennials Hardy
Hardiness Zone4-7
Sunlightprefers semi-shade but tolerates deeper shade, plants will not be as compact or as colorful in the deeper shade areas
MoisturePrefers moist not wet but tolerates average not dry.
Soil & Siteaverage, humusy moist
Flowerswhite lipped, hooded, on short stalks, early spring and a few blooms during the year, also in the fall
Leavessilver-white, green edges on trailing stems
Dimensions6" tall, space 10-12 inches on center
Author's NotesIn the right site this is a fantastic ground cover. I think it is best in the spring and especially in the fall. Best site is not to dry or not to moist and semi-shade. Seems picky but worth the effort to find a spot for this plant.
Notes & Reference04-Herbaceous Perennial Plants (Allan Armitage), #36-Encyclopedia of Perennials (Christopher Woods)
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