A delightful herb used in salads, stews, and teas. Prunella is also a beneficial healing herb for wounds, mouth ailments, and a tonic. A great, low-growing groundcover for difficult areas and a good source of nectar for butterflies and beneficial pollinators.
ALL Tolerant of most soils, Chalky Soil, Clay Soil, Loamy Soil, Peaty Soil, Saline Soil, Sandy Soil, Silty Soil
b: 3 to 6 Inches, c: 4 to 8 Inches, d: 6 to 12 Inches
Butterfiles and Pollinators, Container Growing, Drying and Crafts, Fodder/Wildlife/Shelter, Medicinal Value
Can be Invasive
Sow in early spring into finely raked and weeded soil. Firm seeds down into soil. Keep moist. Can be sown in fall. If sowing after last frost date cold stratification for one month prior to sowing benefits Germination 7-21 days.