Prunella vulgaris

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Buy Prunella vulgaris self heal / selfheal: Lovely creeping wildflower with small violet/blue flower spikes


  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: any moist soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flower period: early summer to autumn
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    This is a common native wildflower which has long been grown as a herb for medicinal uses, where the leaves reputedly were applied to wounds to promote healing, hence the common name 'self-heal'. A creeping perennial with short straight stemmed spikes of violet/blue flowers, hooded and lipped, flowering throughout the summer into the autumn. As can be the case with wildflowers, the flower colour can be variable, -sometimes the flowers can be pink or white but this is rare.

  • Garden care: Frequently found in meadows, woodland clearings and pastures it is easy to grow, but it does need a moist soil. Freely self- seeds so deadhead when flowers fade to prevent spreading.

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