Leonurus cardiaca - Motherwort

Hardy / perennial / medicinal plant, bee plant /  H. up to 120cm/ seeds need 20-30 days for germination/ sunny position  / humus rich soil / blossom colour pink / flowering time  7, 8

Strong smelling perennial with purple stems and palmate, deeply lobed leaves. Mauve- pink to white flowers with purple spotted lips in axillary whorls from midsummer to mid-autumn. Most loved plant by bumble bees. It lowers blood pressure and relaxes spasms. It is a sedative and nerve tonic and has antibacterial and antifungal properties.

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