Picture a sunny blanket of
blossoms dotting your garden like a thousand golden fairies.
Lamiastrum g. 'Variegatum' (commonly called Yellow Archangel) is in the family Lamiaceae (or Labiatae), which is the mint family, and as such, spreads by
stems that, in optimal growing conditions, can be somewhat invasive.
Yellow Archangel is a
spreading perennial with vibrant green and silver
Similar to Lamium except it can take more sun and grows
Yellow Archangel is
in southern climates making it a wonderful option for a slightly lighter than typical green pop of color in grey winter months.
Oval 2-inch leaves dance around the central stem of this perennial forming a loose mat that is the perfect backdrop to bushes, shrubs, and other taller perennials.
Yellow Archangel has a
quick growth habit
grows easily in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in
Its favorite locale is a
in part shade, though once it is established, it will
tolerate some drought
Two-lipped yellow flowers appear in
on short stalks in late spring offering breathtaking glowing golden halos throughout your garden.
In short, if you are after a combination of color and hardy groundcover, you will not be disappointed in this minty-green and silver carpeting plant with perfect pops of yellow blossoms in late spring.