Ground Ivy, Alehoof, Glechoma Hederacea, edible and medicinal groundcover for shade
This is a simple product.
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Miniature in height but spreading cute groundcover for shade with pretty dainty leaves and mauve flowers. Great for rockeries, hanging baskets, between stepping stones, no-mow lawns, or stone walls.
Traditionally alehoof was used for colds, flu, and sinusitis, as kidney and bladder tonic, and for lead poisoning called “painter’s colic”. The mint-like leaves can be eaten raw or cooked, made into a tea, or added to beer.
Plant is supplied in 50mm pot.
Moist, rich soil in shady position, perennial and frost hardy.