|Up to 30 cm
|Mainly May to October
|Site and soil type:
|Any soil type in sun or partial shade
|When to sow:
|Spring, summer or early autumn
|Where to sow:
|Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into trays, modules or pots.
|Approximately 300 seeds / 0.3g
Selfheal is an attractive plant with purple flowers and creeping stems which attracts bees and other beneficial insects.
Also known as Blue Lucy, Carpenter’s herb, Hookweed and Thimble Flower, it is an easy to grow, good ground cover plant. It may also self-seed and establish itself in grassy areas.
Selfheal attracts / provides food for the following creatures:
- An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **
All our seed packets include sowing instructions.
Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.
Key to symbols:
🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar
🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly
🦇 (RHS) Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list
** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators
** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.