Lamium orvala - Balm-leaved red deadnettle

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  • Flowers attract bees

  • Plant for chalk soil

  • Plant for clay soil

  • Plant for shade

Foliage emerges with purple tints which fades with age. Leaves are toothed and hairy, often with silver shading near the midrib. Whorls of pinkish-purple flowers appear in spring and are a magnet for bees.

Prefers a fertile, well-drained soil in full to partial shade. 

Height: 18 - 24 inches / 45 - 60cm                      

Spread: 12 - 18 inches / 30 - 45cm

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This plant is currently out of stock. Please contact us for details of when we expect to have more available.

Delivery Options

Our web shop is now open for you to browse and make your selection from. Postage and packing charges depend on the size and quantity of plants you buy. We only send plants out Monday (not Bank Holidays) to Thursday. This is to avoid packages being left in the postage system over the weekend.

  • Click And Collect

    Collection is available from the nursery by appointment only or from one of the events we’ll be attending. During May, June and July our show schedule is very busy so appointments are not always possible and also at other times if we are away attending an event.