dead nettle


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  • noun

Synonyms for dead nettle

foul-smelling perennial Eurasiatic herb with a green creeping rhizome

any of various plants of the genus Lamium having clusters of small usually purplish flowers with two lips

coarse bristly Eurasian plant with white or reddish flowers and foliage resembling that of a nettle

a plants of the genus Pilea having drooping green flower clusters and smooth translucent stems and leaves

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DEAD NETTLE WHITE Nancy and silver beacon dead nettles, or lamiums, have shiny silvery leaves that light up shady spots and help purple-leaved groundhuggers, like ajuga and heuchera palace purple, stand out against bare soil.
NOVEMBER * Second warmest November in 100 years leads to a "second spring" with spring plants including dandelions and white dead nettle flowering again, along with garden plants and shrubs.
November Second warmest November in 100 years leads to a "second spring" with spring plants including dandelions and white dead nettle flowering again, along with garden plants and shrubs.
Artemisia Aster Buddleia Catmint (Nepeta) Dead nettle (Lamium maculatum) Dianthus Dusty miller (Senecio cineraria) Geranium (Pelargonium) Germander (Teucrium) Lavatera Lavender Lion's tail (Leonotis leonurus) Penstemon Salvia
He said hedgerow plants such as white dead nettle, which flowered in mid-March in the 1960s was now doing so by January 23.
Although mulch made from shredded leaves and wood chips is an effective deterrent to snails, it harbors slugs that chew holes in the foliage of certain ornamentals such as hydrangea, dead nettle (Lamium maculatum), and angel wing jasmine (Jasminum nitidum).
Dead nettle, lady's mantle, foxgloves, elephant's ears, euphorbia, cranesbill and some hellebores are the most notable exceptions.
The greatest change was for a plant called the white dead nettle.
Expert tip: Dead nettle prefers moist but well-drained soil and full to part shade but can be affected by root rot if the soil is too wet and is prone to slug damage.
Jim Brady found English bluebell growing at Aughton, noting commoner cow parsley, dandelion and white dead nettle blooming away too.
They include basket-of-gold, dead nettle, diascia, evergreen candytuft, most geraniums, nepeta, rockcress, Santa Barbara daisy, and Swan River daisy.
At Eccleston Mere, coltsfoot, red dead nettle and yellow charlock are flowering away, and Jim found good patches of flowering lesser celandine in Rufford.
They include basket-of-gold (Aurinia saxatilis), dead nettle (Lamium maculatum), diascia, evergreen candytuft (Iberis sempervirens), geranium, nepeta, rockcress (Arabis), Santa Barbara daisy (Erigeron karvinskianus), Serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana), and Swan River daisy (Brachycome multifida).
And he reports white dead nettle flowering at Lathom.