3 years to reach maturity
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Large-Flowered Selfheal Overview
Prunella grandiflora is an edible, semi-evergreen perennial species in the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is also known by the common name Large-Flowered Selfheal. It typically grows to around 20m in height, producing lightly toothed, oval to lance-shaped foliage on creeping stems. Leaves measure around 10cm in length. Flowers are borne on unbranched, indeterminate inflorescences termed spikes, these are similar to a raceme, but with sessile flowers, these are attached directly to the spike without stalks. Flowers are pink-purple and they measure around 3cm in length, the flowers are tubular and appear from summer to early autumn. It has a mat-forming habit and is hardy to -15 degrees Celsius, plant in a position of full or partial sun, in very moist soil for optimal growth.
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Walls, rock garden, ground cover.
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