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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
spotted deadnettle 'White Nancy'
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
'White Nancy' is a spreading perennial to 20cm in height, forming a wide mat of heart-shaped silvery leaves, narrowly edged with dark green. Two-lipped white flowers in clusters forming a short leafy spike
Habit Mat forming
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect East-facing or North-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilClay, Loam, Chalk, Sand
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Best grown in moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered position in deep or partial shade
Propagate by division in autumn or early spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Pruning After flowering, plants can be cut back to encourage fresh foliage cover
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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