Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver'

Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver'

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A close up of some silver Lamium maculatum 'Beacon Silver' leaves
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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, this plant produces small, pink flowers in the summer. A stunning groundcover plant when flowering in spring with clusters of tiny pink, purple or white flowers in the summer. It has a mat-forming habit and may be used as groundcover. 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!
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Planning

Difficulty

Moderate

Flowering time

Summer

Propagation

Division

Divide in autumn or early in spring.

Special features

Attractive flowers

Attracts bees

Attracts useful insects

Ground cover

Environment

Light

Full Shade, Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Moist

Soil type

Loam, Clay, Sand, Chalk

Soil PH preference

Acid, Neutral, Alkaline

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Lamiaceae

Flower colour

Pink

Scent

Mild
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