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Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)


Perennial

Medicinal
Height: 2 foot
Aspect: Sun
Soil Type: Free draining
Uses: Medicinal
Care: Ensure the crown is planted above soil level
Usually available: All year
Pot size supplied: Grown in a 10 cm (4 inch) pot
Description:

Horehound (Marrubium vulgare)

Horehound – Marrubium vulgare

Horehound – Marrubium vulgare is a hardy perennial. It has grey-green wrinkled leaves that give the plant an unusual woolly appearance. White flowers in summer from the second year of it growing. The flowers are also attractive to bees and other pollinators.

Plant in sun and keep the crown above soil level.

A very bitter herb, it was once used to flavour beer. Horehound also has many medicinal properties. Horehound candy helps coughs. An infusion of the leaves can also treat coughs and bronchitis.

£2.10

10 in stock

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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

Additional information

Weight.5 kg
Height

2 – 3 Foot

Life Cycle

Perennial

Colour

Whites and Creams

Ideal for Bee & Butterfly

No

Medicinal

Medicinal

Planting Position

Full Sun

Herbs for Tea

No

Ideal for Tubs & Containers

No

Culinary Herbs

Not culinary

Scented

No Scent

Herb Group

Other

A-Z

H

Width / Spread

1'

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