Today's bloom is Self-Heal (Prunella vulgaris)

Bloom of the Day for March 6th, 2010:

Type of plant: Alpines and Rock Gardens, Herbs, Perennials

Bloom color: Purple

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Blooms repeatedly

Sun requirements: Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 4a to Zone 9b

Height: 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing: 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

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onewish1 wrote:
oh a new to me plant!!!... looks nice!!!

melody wrote:
Thanks ya'll! This is a nice little wildflower here in west KY. We see it in sunny,open areas.

plantladylin wrote:
What a neat looking plant! This is a new one to me too ... love the hairy looking leaves and pretty flower. Lovely wildflower!

KyWoods wrote:
Congrats on the incredible pic, Melody! That's one of my favorite wildflowers. We have lots of them here in the northern tip of the state, too.