Prunella Vulgaris – Selfheal Seeds


A member of the mint family, selfheal grows from short rhizomes to form a dense mat and works well in flowering lawns or as erosion control at pond edges. Pair with other low-growing wildflowers at the front of garden borders to attract pollinators and provide ground cover. The leaves and young shoots of this wild edible are versatile greens that can be eaten raw in salads, added to soups and stews, or used as a potherb.

The seeds in this pack can be sown in seed trays, sown directly into a patio pot or onto bare soil in your garden border.

Selfheal is a low-growing perennial wildflower that is often found creeping across grassland and lawns. Appearing from June to October with clusters of violet 5-petaled flowers it provides a nectar source for bees and wasps. In the garden, selfheal is ideal for an area of wildflower lawn or positioned at the front of a border with other low-growing wildflowers such as cowslip, bird’s-foot trefoil, and buttercup, to attract pollinators.
Flowers: June to September and is semi-evergreen.
Sow: sow direct where you want the plants to flower at the start of spring before the last frost. Germination is slow and can take up to eight weeks.
Lifecycle: a low-growing perennial herb, selfheal can regenerate itself from rhizomes, short runners that root freely at the nodes.
Best for: moist but well-drained soil, in sun or partial shade. It thrives when surrounded by other low-growing plants and grows extremely well in lawns.
Also known as: common self-heal, heal-all, woundwort, heart-of-the-earth, carpenter’s herb, brownwort, and blue curls.
Latin name: Prunella vulgaris.
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Seed Packet, 10g, 25g, 100g


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