Balm-leaved red deadnettle Lamium orvala

balm-leaved red deadnettle


L. orvala is an herbaceous perennial forming a clump of attractive, ovate leaves, with spikes of whorled pinkish-purple flowers 4cm in length in late spring and summer

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      balm-leaved red deadnettle balm-leaved archangel balm-leaved deadnettle dragon flower Hungary deadnettle see more

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade, Full Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    After flowering, plants can be cut back to encourage fresh foliage cover

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Ground Cover Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in autumn or early spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Generally disease free