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Leonurus japonicus (Chinese Motherwort )Herb Plant

  • Leonurus japonicus |Chinese Motherwort |Herb Plant for sale online in 1 litre pot.
  • Leonurus japonicus |Chinese Motherwort |Herb Plant for sale online in 1 litre pot.
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Some Herbs may be too tall for our standard packaging and will be trimmed to fit. This will not be detrimental to the plant but will mean that these herbs will flower later in the year.
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Chinese Motherwort (Leonurus japonicus)Herb in 1 Litre Pot

Chinese motherwort or oriental motherwort, is an herbaceous perennial flowering plant native to Asia, including Korea and Japan, China and Cambodia It is an upright prickly bush that can grow up to 1.2m tall and a width of 60cm. Producing pink to purple flowers, in whorls of 6 to 12, these are a striking addition to the garden. With deeply lobed dark green/blue leaves, this plant will flower in late July to September.

Fully hardy, it prefers a moist well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. The flowers produce nectar in abundance which makes them very attractive to bees, so good for a wildlife garden too. It can spread so care should be taken to prevent the spread of the plant if it is not wanted, including removing spent flower heads.

Herb Usage

Motherwort has been used as a herbal remedy for centuries. The English common name “motherwort” refers to the herb’s value for women´s related health issues, especially when it is in connection with childbirth and menstrual problems, the Chinese motherwort was used for similar purposes in Chinese medicine

Buy Chinese Motherwort Online

Our potted Chinese Motherwort herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September.






Other Details

Full sun/Partial shade
Flower Colour:
Latin Name:
Leonurus cardiaca
RHS rating H5 - Hardy - Cold winter
Herbal medicine
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