A pretty herb with whorls of pink flowers up the stem, it is used as a tonic for the heart and to help with the female hormonal cycle.
- Loved by bees
- Good for a wildlife garden
Known also as ‘lions tail’ because of the flowering spikes, motherwort has a long history as a heart tonic and for treating a range of gynaecological problems and was also was traditionally used to treat nervous afflictions such as anxiety, depression and stress. It is a pretty herb to grow with long flowering stems full of pink flowers which attract bees and pollinating insects.
- Height: 60-100cm
- Type: Hardy
- Aspect: Sun
- Soil: Any/alkaline
- Flower colour: Pink
- Flowering period: July - August
This easy to grow perennial is happy with most soil types and will tolerate some shade during the day. It can seed itself quite readily and often pops up in small cracks in paving and patios. It dies down completely in winter and emerges again in spring.
Traditionally used to as a relaxing tonic for anxiety, to calm heart palpitations and to ease menopausal related hot flushes and night sweats.
We deliver our herb plants to addresses across the UK. Orders are dispatched between Mondays and Thursdays. This is usually within two to four days of placing your order, but at some points of the year during busy peaks it may take a little longer.
Very small orders of up to 3 herbs are dispatched with Royal Mail but the majority of our orders are sent via a 24 hour courier service. Orders sent by courier to Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight and Scilly Isles take 48-72hrs - this will be indicated at the checkout.
1 - 23 herbs - £5.85
24+ herbs - free delivery
Please note there are additional surcharges for delivery to some postcodes in the Scottish Highlands and Islands, Isle of Wight and Scilly Isles - this will be calculated at the checkout based on the delivery address postcode. Unfortunately due to Brexit we are unable to ship to Northern Island currently.
All the herbs are supplied in 9x9 cm pots (8cm depth). Our herbs are packaged securely in recycled and recyclable blister packs and then into cardboard boxes, to ensure your plants to arrive in the best possible condition.
Further information about delivery can be found on our Ordering & delivery information page.
All our herbs are grown on the nursery and are dispatched labelled with their plant name and basic growing instructions
Our aim is to provide our customers with top quality herbs and service. We have worked hard to find a robust packing and delivery system that ensures your plants arrive at your door in the best condition.
We would ask that you check your herbs carefully when they arrive and report any problems to us either by phone or email within 48 hours so that we can rectify it. We may ask that you send us a photo.
We cannot accept responsibility for plants that have not been cared for or had unsuitable care.
Once an order has been placed you have the right to cancel your order up to the day of dispatch. As herbs are a perishable item we cannot accept returns in exchange for a refund.