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Bedstraw, Ladies (Galium verum)


Perennial

Aromatic

Attracts Bees and Butterflies

Medicinal
Height: Sprawling
Aspect: Sun
Soil Type: Free draining
Uses: Herbal Pillows, Dye Plant, Medicinal
Care: Herbaceous - Cut back in autumn
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Hardiness: LEVEL 1 - see 'Description' tab below
Description:

Bedstraw, Ladies (Galium verum)

Bedstraw, Ladies – Galium verum

Bedstraw, Ladies – Galium verum is a native plant that becomes a mass of honey scented flowers in Summer. Useful for herbal pillows as it has a restful scent of new hay when dried. Once used to curdle milk and colour cheese. Dye plant.

Lady’s bedstraw has small, narrow leaves that appear in whorls on its angular stems. The stems carry frothy heads of tiny, yellow flowers that appear in dense clusters. Once used as stuffing in mattresses, particularly for women about to give birth hence the common name.

£2.40

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Product Description

This plant is grown in a 4″ (10cm) pot. It is ready to be placed (weather permitting) into it’s final position. You will receive an instruction label which gives you further cultural instructions.

Note: If the Plant is in season but not in stock it may be available in small quantities. please contact us for stock. Read more on availability here

This plant is┬áLEVEL 1 – Fully hardy UK wide

These levels are determined by Norfolk Herbs and are to be used simply as a guide. Our levels go from 1 (fully hardy) to 6 (requires a heated environment over winter).

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Height

Low

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Yellow, Orange, Red

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

Yes

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

Sweet Spiced

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

B

Width / Spread

1-2 feet

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