late June until fall
well drained, moist
acid - neutral - alkaline
Europe and Asia
Lamium is a genus of around 50 species in the Lamiaceae family, native to Europe, Asia and Africa. Many are ground covering and shade tolerant, and make good ground covers in shady spots in the garden.
Division in spring.
Layering - a part of a stem is covered in soil and after roots have developed it is cut away from the plant.
Seed - sown in september - november.
Seed just covered and stored outside until germination.
Shade tolerant. Silver variegated foliage.