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Dead Nettle Plant

Dead Nettle Plant


Dead Nettle Plant

Dead nettle plants are Shade-loving perennials that are wonderful in hanging baskets and flower bed edging. Some people consider it a noxious weed. But, truth be told bees and hummingbirds love it.

Quick Facts

• Hardy perennial
• Perfect in zones 4 to 10
• Grows in partial and full shade
• Excellent in hanging baskets and as flower bed edging
• Deer resistant
• Attractive foliage even when flowers are not in bloom
• Can be invasive – think of the mint family

Pollinators Love It

Pollinators Love It

The brightly colored tubular blooms attract a wealth of bees and hummingbirds.  Besides attracting pollinators, the plant also attracts birds and is deer resistant.

Purple Dead Nettle - The brightly colored tubular blooms attract a wealth of bees and hummingbirds.  Besides attracting pollinators, the plant also attracts birds and is deer resistant.

Attracts
• Bees
• Hummingbirds


Yellow Archangel

Yellow Archangel

The yellow variety is the Yellow Archangel, a fitting name for such a bright and welcome addition to a shade garden.

Purple Dead Nettle

Purple dead nettle is a showy addition to any flower pot or garden.  The plant is a very versatile plant known for its drought tolerance, it works well as a groundcover and is excellent when planted on slopes to curb erosion.

Purple Dead Nettle

If you can get past the fact many consider dead nettle plant to be a weed and look toward the benefit of attracting pollinators to your yard – it really turns out to be a thoughtful addition.

Pretty Purple Flowers

If you don’t wish to plant in your yard for the risk of invasiveness, look to trying it out in one of your flower pots.

Dead Nettle

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