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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 30'' some to over 4 ft
Flowers: Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
White
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Medicinal Herb
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting

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Common names
  • Valerian

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Comments:
  • Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Jun 5, 2013 5:54 PM concerning plant:
    This plant's bloom has a very strong sweet fragrance.
    It is used in herbal medicine. The root is often made into a tea that serves as a sleep aid.
    Spreads by underground runners, but is easy to keep in check.
    Worth growing in the garden if only for the wonderful scent.

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