Self heal

Prunella vulgaris

A low growing common British perennial with pretty purple flowers, it has a long history of medicinal use treating sore throats, mouth ulcers and to promote healing. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

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  • Low growing
  • Loved by bees
  • Native wildflower
  • Naturalises

The pretty little whorls of purple self-heal flowers can be seen in grassland, along hedgerows and margins from June to September. It has a long history of folk use for wounds and inflammation, but leaves and flowers, although a bit bitter can be used in salads and to make a refreshing tea.

Plant care

  • Height: 10-30cm
  • Type: Hardy
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: Purple
  • Flowering period: June - September



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