Prunella grandiflora Bella Blue

Self-Heal Bella Blue

 

Bella Blue Self-Heal (Prunella grandiflora Bella Blue) is a vigorous, long-blooming groundcover with short spikes of violet-blue flowers that attract butterflies.

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$8.99
per plant - 2.5" deep pot
Zones 4 - 9
Advantages
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Light Requirements
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Full Shade
Full Shade
Annual Rainfall
Average
Moist/Wet
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Bloom Time Summer
Shipping Shipping begins in late February based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first. Learn More…
Size Plant - 2.5" deep pot
SKU HBLWT21

Details

6-8"tall x 18-24" wide. Prunella grandiflora 'Bella Blue' is a vigorous, long blooming groundcover that spreads quickly to fill beds in sun or partial sun conditions. Blooming from late spring through the summer with short spikes of violet-blue flowers that attract butterflies, self-heal is an Old World plant traditionally used to treat skin injuries and other maladies. Prunella grows best in average to moist soils and is invaluable for stabilizing soil on slopes and bare areas. Best planted among taller perennials as it will overrun small, slower growing neighboring plants.
SKU HBLWT21
Common Name Self-Heal Bella Blue
Botanical Name Prunella grandiflora Bella Blue
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Light Requirements Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color Blue, Purple
Mature Height 6-8" tall
Mature Spread 18-24" wide
Bloom Time Summer
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Time Spring / Summer
Soil Type Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil, Compost Enriched Garden Loam Soil, Low Fertility Soil, Well-Drained Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"
Advantages Deer Resistant, Attract Butterflies, Rabbit Resistant, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Ideal Region Anywhere In The US
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada No

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Shipping

Plant Shipping: Buy now and we will ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Spring-Planted Perennial and Bulb orders will ship from February 27-June 30, warmest zones first. Most plant orders will arrive within 3-4 days, or less, of leaving our greenhouses. This prompt delivery is provided without additional express charges.

Grass Plugs Will ship at planting time in spring 2017, beginning in late February.

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Standard shipping costs are $4.99 and up, depending on the size of the order.

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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