lamiastrum galeobdolon


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yellow archangel

yellow archangel

A very aggressive overtaking wild ground-cover plant with yellow flowers. One variation has green leaves with silver markings on the leaves. In mint family (square stems, opposing leaves) Called “Yellow Dead Nettle” because they look like nettle but don’t sting. Popular in old European folk medicine for bladder control issues in elderly, and as astringent for wounds, cuts and ulcers. Doesn’t smell very pleasant.
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Other perennials that tolerate dry shade are Lamiastrum galeobdolon, 'Hermann's Pride,' a plant that forms neat mounds and blooms with tiny yellow flowers; any of the lamiums; false lamium (Lamiastrum galeobdolon, 'Variegatum'); and Vinca minor (may become invasive).
En este sentido, especies que denuncian una ligera mayor trofia edafica en los inventarios estudiados, aunque su fondo floristico sigue estando dominado por plantas de caracter acidofilo, son Daphne laureola, Galium odoratum, Lamiastrum galeobdolon, Saxifraga hirsuta, Scilla lilio-hyacinthus o Sorbus aria.