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Prunella vulgaris 'Rose Pearl' (Selfheal 'Rose Pearl') Herb Plant

£6.50
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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.

The Blister packs used to protect our beautiful herbs during transit are made from 100% recycled plastic and can be recycled kerbside.

Selfheal 'Rose Pearl' (Prunella vulgaris 'Rose Pearl')Herb in 1 Litre Pot

Selfheal 'Rose Pearl' is a delightful compact creeping aromatic semi-evergreen perennial with oblong ovate leaves. Whorls of Purple-pink two-lipped flowers appear on compact spikes, from mid summer to autumn. Selfheal 'Rose Pearl' prefers full sun or partial shade with free draining, but moist soil or compost. It is perfect for a late summer or early autumn display use at the front of a border, take care near lawns as it can spread into it better to have it contained by paving or plant in a container as it can spread easily it is related to mint and like mint really needs containment to where you are happy for it to grow.

Herb Usage

Prunella Vulgaris has been used medicinally for centuries, the entire plant, which is edible, can be used both internally and externally to treat a number of health complaints and wounds.The plant’s most common use is for the treatment of cold sores & treating high blood-pressure, it is also said to be a powerful antioxidant with antibiotic properties which has given it a reputation for being excellent for the immune, cardiovascular, and lymphatic system. 

Self-heal is also excellent as a gargle for sore throats and as a mouthwash. It can help provide relief from tension headaches too. Topically, it has been used as a poultice, salve, or cream to help aid in the healing of cuts, wounds, bee stings, and varicose veins among many other things! This particular variety however is grown for its more pronounced  pink flowers. 

Buy Selfheal 'Rose Pearl' Online

Our potted Selfheal 'Rose Pearl' herb plants are generally available to buy online between March and September

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Prunella vulgaris 'Rose Pearl' (Selfheal 'Rose Pearl') Herb Plant
Aspect/Site Full sun/Partial shade
Soil Type Moist soil
Flower Colour Pink
Height 20cm
Spread 30cm
Latin Name Prunella vulgaris 'selfheal'
Hardiness RHS rating H7 - Very hardy
Culinary None
Scented None
Medicinal/Cosmetic Infusion
Flowering/Harvest/Interest Summer
Special Features Pollinator Friendly
Type of Garden Container/Patio