Plants ordered today will begin shipping mid-March 2024
Alkanet, Oriental (Alkanna orientalis) potted plant, organic
Family: Borage (Boraginaceae)
Hardy to Zones 4 to 11
Herbaceous perennial native to Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and South-west Asia. Soft, forgiving, citrus-scented leaves give rise to dense, mounding, self-mulching tops studded with long-lasting, deeply golden yellow flowers. An exemplary herbal bedding plant. Traditional use (TWM): burn remedy, digestive woes, an antimicrobial wound-healer. Source of antimicrobial and efflux-pump inhibiting compound serothrin. Plant prefers a full sun position and fast-draining soil. Space plants 18 inches apart.
Potted plant, Certified Organically Grown