White Horehound - Marrubium vulgare - Herb
White Horehound - Marrubium vulgare
Approximate height: 60 cm
Flowering time: Mid summer
Site and soil type: Prefers a sunny position in well-drained soil.
Care: Cut back after flowering to prevent straggly plants.
Plant size: Grown in a 1 litre pot (For pot size guide, click here)
White Horehound is also known as hound's bane, marvel and maw-roll.
It has crinkly grey-green leaves and small white flowers in summer.
It has been used to make syrup for soothing coughs and colds and is a traditional ingredient in cough candy.
Peat-free, pesticide-free, plastic-free.
All plants are sent to you in an eco-friendly cardboard POSIpot or fibre pot, (made from wood pulp), together with a wooden ID label and care instructions. In both cases these can be planted straight into the ground in the pot which will biodegrade.
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