- Partial Shade to Partial Sun (3 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
- Mature Height 12 - 18 Inches
- Mature Spread 12 - 18 Inches
- Growing Zones 3 - 8
Lamium galeobdolon ‘Variegatum', commonly known as Variegated Archangel, will form a glowing, silver carpet on the toughest sites. This spreading groundcover has silver variegated leaves that stay evergreen in warmer climates. It sends up whorls of bright, two-lipped yellow flowers in spring. This groundcover looks delicate but is tough as nails and can smother out weeds in no time.
Variegated Archangel spreads by creeping stems that root wherever its nodes touch the ground. It can spread aggressively under optimal growing conditions. This groundcover is useful in erosion control, weed suppression, and dry shade. It quickly fills in areas under large trees, where many other plants fail, and can brighten shady corners in need of a makeover. Use it in a moon garden to sparkle at night among other silvery plants.
Variegated Archangel Care
This perennial grows best in part shade to full shade. It adapts easily to different soil types, including clay and sand, and tolerates heat and short periods of drought. It prefers rich, moist soil, but will spread less rapidly in poor, dry soil. Water Variegated Archangel regularly during the growing season to help it look its best. Apply a generous layer of organic compost around the root zone to slow evaporation of moisture.
Trim back spent foliage in early spring before new growth emerges. The foliage will remain evergreen in Southern zones.
Variegated Archangel Spacing
To form a solid mat, space individual plants approximately 18 inches apart on center and stagger the planting rows.If growing in a container, select a weather-resistant pot with large holes for drainage and a diameter of at least 16 inches.
Variegated Archangel Information
|USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8|
|Plant Type: Perennials|
|Light Exposure: Partial Shade to Partial Sun (3 - 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)|
|Mature Height: 12 - 18 Inches|
|Mature Spread: 18 - 24 Inches|
|Spacing: 18 - 24 Inches|
|Flower Color(s): Yellow|
|Foliage Type: Variegated|
|Foliage Color(s): Green, Silver|
|Foliage Description: Variegated|
|Seasonal Interest: Spring Flowering, Summer Flowering|
|Resists: Deer, Rabbit|
|Uses: Borders, Containers, Erosion Control, Groundcovers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens|
|Features: Attracts Pollinators, Low Maintenance|
|Common Name: Variegated Archangel|
|Scientific Name: LAMIASTRUM GALEOBDOLON `VARIEGATUM`|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.