Motherwort, Chinese (Leonurus artemisia), packet of 50 seeds, organic
Family: Mint (Lamiaceae)
Hardy to Zones 3 to 7, otherwise grown as an annual, 60 days to harvest
Biennial, sometimes annual flowering to 7 feet tall. Native to Eurasia and official to the Chinese pharmacopoeia. Traditional usage (TCM): invigorate the blood and regulate the menses. Yi-mu-cao=Good-for-mother. Decorative flowers on a lithe and blowsy plant. Plant prefers part shade to full sun, regular garden soil and plenty of water. Sow in the fall or early spring. Barely cover seed with soil, tamp securely and keep evenly moist until germination, which occurs in 1 to 3 weeks. Direct seed in garden or work up in pots. Thin or transplant to 1 to 2 feet apart.
50 seeds/pkt., Certified Organically Grown