lamium

[ley-mee-uhm]
noun
any of several plants belonging to the genus Lamium, of the mint family, some species of which have whitish or variegated leaves and are cultivated as ornamentals or ground cover.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin (Linnaeus); Late Latin (Pliny): dead nettle, perhaps derivative of lamia lamia

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The pot at the base contains white cyclamen, lamium, and red nandina.
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