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botanical name:
Gratiola officinalis
Gratiola officinalis © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Hedge Hyssop, Gratia Dei, Herb of Grace
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.60m
width: 0.30m
growth rate:
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Summer
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Rhizomatous perennial with erect stems and sessile, narrowly lanceolate, toothed leaves. Small creamy white flowers held on stalks emerging from the leaf axils in summer.

cultivation:
Moist to wet, fertile soil that does not dry out. Full sun or part shade.

propagation:
From seed, by division or from cuttings.

usage:
Bog gardens, pond marginal
Once used as a medicinal herb, though rarely nowadays as it also also considered toxic.

other notes:
Native to central and southern Europe through to western Asia, normally found in damp places

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