Prunella vulgaris/Selfheal, Heal All

Prunella vulgaris / Prunella vulgaris
Baby-blue flowers
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Baby-blue flowers

Thin, arrow-shaped leaves, buds and emerging flowers

Prunella vulgaris 1

Low, spreading ground cover planting in early stage of flowering

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Scientific Name: Prunella vulgaris
Common Name: Selfheal, Heal All
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 7, 8, 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue, Purple
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: This is a tender perennial that produces square stems and stalks of lavender to blue flowers in spring and summer. The flowers produce a lower lip that is covered in fringed edges. The stems are square and the leaves are opposite in their arrangement. This plant has escaped cultivation in warm parts of the country and will grow in a wide range of soil and light conditions.