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Prunella grandiflora

Large self-heal

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.1m to 0.3m
  • Spread0.5m to 1m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourPurplish
  • Leaf ColourDeep green

Description

Prunella grandiflora (Large self-heal). This species will produce purple 2-lipped flowers they grow in upright spikes in the spring and summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen

Other common names

Self-heal

Origin

Europe

Interest and use

Walls, rock garden, ground cover.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy
  • Soil pH8.0 to 5.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will grow in sun or partial-shade in moist, well-drained soil.

Propagation

Divide clumps in spring or propagate by seed.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Slugs and snails.

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