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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
balm-leaved red deadnettle 'Album'
Lamium can be annuals or, more usually, perennials, with coarsely toothed ovate leaves and 2-lipped, tubular flowers borne in whorls forming a short spike
'Album' is a clump-forming perennial 30-100cm high, with leaves up to 15cm long and 10cm wide, and flowering spikes with many whorls of creamy-white hooded flowers from late spring to summer; the flowers are good for pollinators
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect West-facing or East-facing or North-facing or South-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained
SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand, Clay
pHNeutral, Acid, Alkaline
Time to ultimate height
Grow in moist but well-drained soil in partial shade or full shade, for example under deciduous trees
Propagate by division in autumn or early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance
Cottage & Informal Garden City & Courtyard Gardens Wildlife Gardens
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest-free but may be affected by slugs and snails
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