Marsh Woundwort ‘Stachys palustris’ – 3 Options Available

Flowers pale rose – purple in whorled spikes. Commonly known as marsh woundwort, marsh hedgenettle, or hedge-nettle, is an edible plant that is found near shores of lake and in marshes, ditches and stream banks, also damp meadow and waste grounds. Although the marsh woundwort has little fragrance, it is very attractive to bumblebees. It has been used to promote the healing of wounds. Wort is a middle English word for a herb or vegetable. The subterranean tubers that the plant uses to survive winter and spread can be eaten young like asparagus.

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Additional Info

Additional information

Sun Preference

Shade

Soil Preference

Most Soils OK

Suitable for

Prefers wet soil, near marshland, ponds or bogs.

Attracts

Bumble bees

Delivery

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Flowering season

July onwards

Flowering colour

Pink/Purple

Eventual height

30cm-90cm

Species Type

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