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Lamium maculatum 'Purple Dragon'--Purple Dragon Spotted Deadnettle
- Perennial evergreen groundcover with silver variegated leaves and deep purple flowers
- Deer Resistant
- Can be invasive
- Prune after flowering; fertilize regularly during growing season
- Plant in moist, organic, but well-drained soil; tolerates a wide range of soils
- Plant in partial to full shade
- Height: 4-8 inches
- Width: 18-36 inches, spreading
- Hardy in USDA zones 3-8
Zone 3: Plant in spring to avoid frost heaving; plant in partial shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in spring; avoid exposure to salt; may suffer frost damage unless mulched or covered by snow.
Zones 4-5: Plant in spring to avoid frost heaving; plant in partial shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in spring; avoid exposure to salt.
Zones 6-8: Plant in spring; plant in partial to full shade; mulch after first hard frost; pull back mulch in spring.
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