Dead Nettle, Yellow Archangel
Native from Europe to western Asia, these clumping or trailing perennials are vigorous growers with opposite pairs of tooth-edged, typically heart-shaped leaves, often marked with silver or white. Clustered flowers come in pink, white, or yellow. Evergreen in mild-winter climates.Lamium galeobdolon
This trailing plant with roundish or heart-shaped leaves blooms in late spring, bearing yellow flowers (not showy). ‘Hermann’s Pride’ is a clump former to 2 ft. tall and wide, with sharply tapered leaves that are evenly and symmetrically marked with white spots and streaks. L. g. montanum ‘Florentinum’ (L. g. ‘Variegatum’) has trailing stems that root as they spread. Dull medium to dark green leaves are edged in green and marbled with silvery gray in the center. Attractive plant in hanging baskets, where it will trail to 2–3 ft., or as a groundcover (it can be invasive but is easily curbed). Considered a noxious weed in the Seattle area.
Dependable selection typical of the species.
Excellent groundcover, 6–8 in. high, spreading slowly but widely. Pleasantly scented, dark green...
Perennial, native from western Great Plains to Mexico. Grows to 8–16 in. high and 1/2 ft. or wid...