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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 2nd, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…
December 7th, 2021
Pittsburgh is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to decrease by 26% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.3 megajoules of energy per m2 …
December 6th, 2021
This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.1 total hours of da…
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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.
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.
December 6th, 2021
The growing potential in Pittsburgh 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 …