Lamium maculatum 'Chequers'


Photo courtesy of Swift Greenhouses, Inc

  • Beautifully variegated foliage with rose flowers
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Ground Cover
Ground Cover
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Full Shade
Full Shade

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips:

Great foliage to brighten up a shady spot in the garden or under trees.  Prefers moist, well drained soil, however; can be grown in drier areas.  Clumps can be divided in spring or early fall.

Height: 8-12 in
Spacing: 18-24 in
Price Level 1: $7.99 ea.~#1
Bloom Color: Pink
Zone: 3-8
Price Level 2: 5 for $35~#1

Additional Characteristics & Attributes:


  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Ground Cover
  • Container
  • Edging
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full Shade


  • Mounding

Foliage Color:

  • Variegated

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer
  • Spring

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Average Water