Connecticut Plants
Purple Dead-nettle (Red Dead-nettle)
Lamium purpureum L.

Purple deadnettle leaves are often tinted with purple. This plant grows mostly in ground disturbed by humans, and only occasonally in wild areas.

  • Family: mint (Lamiaceae)
  • Habitat: roadsides, waste places, gardens
  • Height: 4-12 inches
  • Flower size: 1/4 inch long
  • Flower color: lavender
  • Flowering time: April to October
  • Origin: Europe
Lamium purpureum L.
Lamium purpureum L.