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Self-heal in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Prunella

 

Self-heal

Self-heals are low-growing plants, and thrive in moist wasteland and grass. It is a spreading perennial having mid-green foliage producing an abundance of attractive pink, blue, purple or white flowers. These are tubular with an upright upper lip and spreading lower lip. They are hardy and easy to grow in any soil. They are members of the mint family and have the square stem common to mints.

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plant Features
  • Self-heal likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Self-heal likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Self-heal is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Self-heal likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Self-heal

Latin name

Prunella

type

Perennial

family

Lamiaceae

ph

6.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Self-heal likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Self-heal is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Self-heal likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Self-heal likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Self-heal is 1.00meters x 0.30meters 1.00 M 0.30 M

Prunella

Self-heals are low-growing plants, and thrive in moist wasteland and grass. It is a spreading perennial having mid-green foliage producing an abundance of attractive pink, blue, purple or white flowers. These are tubular with an upright upper lip and spreading lower lip. They are hardy and easy to grow in any soil. They are members of the mint family and have the square stem common to mints.


Planting young plants

From Early Spring TO Early Spring

Plant in early spring in any garden soil in sun or in partial shade. Avoid planting in rich soil which will encourage excessive leaf growth. Divide plants in autumn or during early spring.

 
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