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botanical name:
Lamium orvala
Lamium orvala © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Giant deadnettle
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: purple
main season: Summer
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 7 to 10
Clump-forming, non-invasive deadnettle. Large, toothed, strongly veined softly hairy, mid to deep green leaves. Whorls of pinkish purple flowers from late spring into summer.

Moist, well drained soil and partial or deep shade. Will grow in full sun if not too dry.

Good for shady borders.

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