Lamium orvala 'Silva'

(Dead nettle)

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Lamium orvala in late spring

Garden
The Farmhouse Garden
Type
Herbaceous Perennial
Planted
2019
Edible?
No
Culinary Uses?
No
Native?
No
Naturally occurring on site?
No
Propagated Here?
No

Description

Lovely dead nettle of about 50cm high, with early spring growth. Dusky pink bee-friendly blooms. Undemanding.

Cultivation

Tricky to divide and separate well, as roots very brittle.

Maintenance

Chop back when tatty, but generally unfussy.