Self-Heal (Prunella vulgaris subsp. lanceolata)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 6 - 18 inches
Leaves: Other: 3/4 inch wide, 2 inches long, spearshaped, with bluntly pointed tip.
Fruit: Other: Each calyx holds 4 smooth, brownish-yellow seeds.
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Violet to purplish upper lip, lower lip is white.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Uses: Groundcover
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies

photo credit: R. A. Nonenmacher

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Roadside plant ID? by csandt Jul 20, 2018 5:51 AM 10
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