Gotu kola - Centella asiatica


  • Height: Grows to 20cm
  • Type: Tender
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Any / Alkaline
  • Flower colour: pink
  • Flowering period: From July - December

A low growing half hardy perennial with tiny pink flowers, it is also known as Indian pennywort. It is an important herb in Ayurvedic medicine where it is known as a bringer of knowledge and is used as an aid to meditation. It has been used to treat leprosy and as a balancing herb for the central nervous system.