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Northeast Pollinator Plants

Prunella vulgaris ssp lanceolata (Lance Self-Heal) available as singles or tray of plugs for ground cover

$ 5.99


  • We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.

  • Shipping will be in the order received.  Please check the Home Page for updated expected ship date.  Free shipping for 15 or more plants.
  • Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep OR as a tray of 58 plugs, 1.53" diameter x 2.38" deep.
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Common Name:  Lance Self-Heal

Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies

Use:  Ground Cover, Naturalizing

Light:  Full Sun to Part Sun

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 8 USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Moist

Flower Time:  Mid-June to Mid-August

Flower Color:  Deep Lavender Purple

Height:  .5' - 1'

Notes:  Prunella vulgaris ssp lanceolata  (Lance Self Heal) has a long history as serving as a medicinal herb, but is also beautiful in the garden and attractive to pollinators.  It does spread some via roots, making it an amazing ground cover in a pollinator garden or adding to a bee lawn, however, needs moist conditions.  Noted as deer-resistant by UVM.

Host plant of VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Bombus fervidus (Golden Northern Bumble bee)

Native to nearly all of the US:  Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).

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