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botanical name:
Prunella grandiflora 'Freelander'
Prunella grandiflora 'Freelander' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Self-heal
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: violet
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -23°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Very free flowering in a mixture of colours including pink, violet-blue and white, produced in densely whorled spikes over a long period.. Vigorous spreading perennial with ovate to lance-shapes, sparsely-toothed, deep green leaves.

Most soils in sun or part shade. Strong growing and should be positioned where they will not crowd out smaller neighbouring plants.

By division. Available from seed, will normally flower in the first year.

Useful ground cover, especially on banks, awkward borders or wild gardens.
Attractive to bees and other insects.

other notes:
Bred by Clause Tézier, France
FleuroSelect Gold Medal winner, 2006
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