Yellow Archangel (Lamiastrum galeobdolon)-Hort Answers - University of Illinois Extension
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Yellow Archangel
Lamiastrum galeobdolon

Yellow Archangel; cultivar'Herman's Pride'
Yellow Archangel; cultivar'Herman's Pride'
Small, dense clusters of yellow flowers in late spring. Leaves are green with silver markings. 
Partial to full shade. Moist, well drained soil. 
  • 'Herman's Pride'- more clump forming; good green and silver variegation early in the season.
  • 'Variegatum' - silver and green foliage; foliage develops a purplish center in autumn.
Mature Height
8-12 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone
4 - 9 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
May - May
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Foliage Color
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Slugs can be a problem.
Additional Notes
Fast growth rate. This plant may become overly aggressive.


Related Resources
Home, Yard & Garden Pest Guide
Illinois Commercial Landscape and Turfgrass Pest Management Handbook
U of IL - Distance Diagnosis through Digital Imaging
U of IL - Plant Clinic