Plant Care Lamium Maculatum

Lamium Maculatum

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Also known as

Spotted Deadnettle, Spotted Deadnettle, Spotted dead-nettle, Spotted henbit and Purple dragon


Lamium maculatum

How to care for Lamium Maculatum


How often to water your Lamium Maculatum

Water needs for Lamium Maculatum
0.5 cups
every 9

Lamium Maculatum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Lamium Maculatum

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Spotted Deadnettle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lamium Maculatum: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Lamium Maculatum may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Lamium Maculatum

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lamium Maculatum: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Lamium Maculatum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Lamium Maculatum is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Lamium Maculatum

Lamium Maculatum

Lamium Maculatum

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Lamium Maculatum has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Lamium Maculatum has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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Beautiful violet flowers, It blooms.

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