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Prunella Xwebbiana

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Description

Self-heal makes a lovely ground cover for moist shady areas. The cultivars are far superior to the seed grown, weedy species. 'Pink Loveliness' has pink flowers, and 'Little Red Riding Hood' had crimson-red flower spikes. Self-heal gets its name from its former use in Europe to treat a throat ailment.

Propagation: Division of cultivars spring or fall, seed

 

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Prunella
    Species:
    Xwebbiana
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Division
    Seed
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No