Balm of gilead

Cedronella Canariensis

With its aromatic foliage and pretty pink flower heads, balm of gilead makes an attractive and unusual addition in the garden. It is a native of the Canary Islands where the flowers and leaves are infused to help with colds and sore throats. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

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  • Pretty garden plant
  • Eucalyptus/balsam scented leaves
  • Loved by bees
  • Self-seeding

There are several plants worldwide with the common name Balm of Gilead and this variety has the same attractive balsam scent many of the others do. It is a lovely herb to grow in the garden and in pots, where the very attractive flowers attract bees and other pollinators.

Plant Care

  • Height: 60-100cm
  • Type: Half Hardy
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: Pink
  • Flowering period: June - August



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