This plant has no fragrance
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Brewer's Mitrewort Overview
Mitella breweri is a small, woodland plant from the Saxifragaceae family, that forms dense, green groundcover in moist and shady areas. The genus name 'Mitella' means 'little mitre' as the flowers supposedly resemble a bishop's headdress. Commonly known by the names Brewer's Mitrewort and Brewer's Bishop's-Cap. The abundance of small flowers from this species make it a great way to attract small beneficial insects and pollinators.
Common problems with Brewer's Mitrewort
Generally, pest and disease free.
How to harvest Brewer's Mitrewort
Harvest the seeds in Autumn when ripe.
How to propagate Brewer's Mitrewort
Plant seeds in fertile soil where desired, 3cm under the surface - scattered evenly for a natural look.
The plant will spread to form clump, which can be divided and planted in spring or autumn.
Special features of Brewer's Mitrewort
The seeds are often sought after by terrestrial bird species.
Attracts useful insects
The small flowers attract bees, ladybirds, moths/butterflies and other pollinators.