About Lamium Purpureum
Purple Dead-nettle originates from Europe and Asia. It is low growing and blooms throughout the year. It can be found in lawns, along roads, gardens and meadows. Henbit has stemless leaves and prefers full sun to light shade and moist fertile soil.
Also known as
Purple archangel, Purple archangel, Purple deadnettle, Red dead-nettle, Purple dead-nettle and Velikdenche
How to care for Lamium Purpureum
Lamium Purpureum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 30th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boston is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
December 1st, 2021
Boston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to decrease by 31.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…
December 1st, 2021
This month, Boston is getting an average of 7.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.9 total hours of dayli…
Lamium Purpureum may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.
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 Purpureum after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 29th, 2021
The growing potential in Boston is very low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to r…