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Prunella grandiflora

 
Prunella grandiflora
self-heal

Common name self-heal
Family lamiaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z3-8)
Flowers violet-blue (late spring)
Size to 1 ft
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes not fussy
From seed Germinate at room temperature. Self-seeds modestly in our garden
detailed seed-starting info below

Low-growing plant with dark green foliage and purple-blue flowers. It's a perennial, but for some reason has a hard time coming through winter for us after its second year - so acts more like a biennial. Deadheading/cutting back may help to extend its lifespan.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '01 trade. Baggy 70F (65%G, 4-11d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (90%G, 6-10d)


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