Ground Ivy, Alehoof, Glechoma Hederacea, edible and medicinal groundcover for shade

$7.00

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Description

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 size: 

Plant is supplied in 50mm pot.

Gardening:

Moist, rich soil in shady position, perennial and frost hardy.

Common Names:

Creeping Charlie, Gill-go-over-the-Ground, Haymaids, Field Balm, Cat’s-foot.

 

Additional information

Color

Blue

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