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Lamium purpereum

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Lamium purpereum (Lamium purpureum (Henbit))

I also grow L. maculatum and L. galeobdelon. This one is by far the best ground cover, especially for filling gaps between my perennials - it seems to grow up to them, but not over them. Plus it produces pretty purple flowers as well as these striking leaves.



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Must look out for this. Sounds useful ground cover and pretty too.

11 May, 2008

 

I planted lamium at the same time I planted ajuga reptans...still have the ajuga and it's spreading merrily, but the lamium has disappeared...sigh...such pretty stuff.

1 Jun, 2008



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