Please note, orders for potted plants will be shipped starting Late September.

Alkanet, Oriental (Alkanna orientalis) potted plant, organic

$7.50

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

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