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Botanical name: Lamium orvala
Other names: Balm-leaved red deadnettle
Species: L. orvala - L. orvala is a perennial with large, heart-shaped leaves which are deeply veined, formed on on stout stems, and large pink flowers.
Lamium orvala is: Deciduous
Flower: Dark-pink in Spring; Dark-pink in Summer
Foliage: Green in Spring; Green in Summer
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Division. REGISTER to read more...
Lamium orvala (Balm-leaved red deadnettle) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Wildflower, Wildlife, Woodland
Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining soil in either full or dappled shade in a sheltered position. After flowering, it can be trimmed back to encourage the production of more foliage for ground cover.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Full Shade, Partial Shade
Aspect: North, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4)
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