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Giant Deadnettle

Lamium orvala

Also known as

Balm-Leaved Red Deadnettle, Balm-Leaved Archangel, Dragon Flower, Hungary Deadnettle

Full Shade
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Giant Deadnettle Overview

A perennial to 1m in height. Bears purple, pink or white tubular flowers and ovate shaped, toothed leaves.

How to propagate Giant Deadnettle

Cuttings

You can propagate by stem-tip cuttings of non-flowering shoots in mid-summer.

Division

Division in autumn or early spring.

Other uses of Giant Deadnettle

Ground cover, shade, border edging