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Prunella

Prunella spp.

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Also known as

Self-heal, Heal all

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

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Flowering

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Prunella Overview

Genus of 13 hardy, semi-evergreen perennials, also known as self-heal, heal-all or allheal due to their historical use in herbal medicines. The leaves of species in this genus are also consumed as salad greens, these have a slightly bitter taste. Flowers are 2-lipped and tubular in shape, coloured purple, white or pink. These are produced on vertical flowering spikes above the foliage, which is oval and lobed or smooth-edged.

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How to propagate Prunella

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division in spring or autumn.

Other uses of Prunella

Is suitable for rock gardens.