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botanical name:
Prunella grandiflora 'Pink Loveliness'
Prunella grandiflora 'Pink Loveliness' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Self-heal
family:  Lamiaceae
characteristics: perennial, ground-cover
height: 0.15m
width: 1.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
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: 6 to 9
Vigorous spreading perennial with ovate to lance-shapes, sparsely-toothed, deep green leaves about 10cm. long. Whorls of tubular, 2-lipped, clear pink flowers, in dense upright spikes, from summer to early autumn.

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

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

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