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Deadnettle 'Beacon Silver'

Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver'

Also known as

Spotted dead nettle

Full Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


RHS hardiness


Minimum temperature

Expected size








3 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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A close up of some Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver' plants with silver green leaves and pink flowers
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A photo of Deadnettle 'Beacon Silver'
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Deadnettle 'Beacon Silver' Overview

Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver' is an evergreen, perennial cultivar from the Lamiaceae family. It produces attractive silver leaves with dark green edges, typically growing to around 20cm in height, Small, pink flowers appear in the summer. A stunning groundcover plant when flowering in spring with clusters of tiny pink, purple or white flowers in the summer. This cultivar is part of the Royal Horticultural Society “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

How to propagate Deadnettle 'Beacon Silver'


Divide in autumn or early in spring.

Special features of Deadnettle 'Beacon Silver'

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Attracts useful insects

Ground cover

Other uses of Deadnettle 'Beacon Silver'

Ground cover

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