Perennial growing to 20cm. Hardy once established. Leaves can be consumed raw in salads, added to cooked meals, or dried and used as a tea. Leaves have a bitter minty flavour due to high presence of tannin's.
Heal All has a history of medicinal use for various ailments.
Flowers are purple or violet and formed on dense upright spikes. A natural Olive-green dye can be made from the flowers & stems. Bee attractant.
Also known as "Self heal" or "Carpenters Weed".
Part or full sun, moist well drained soil, sow 2mm deep, plant in Spring.
20 seeds per packet