Kidney Vetch




Anthyllis vulneraria
Hardy nitrogen fixing perennial for sunny sites and a range of soil types. Pretty yellow flowers which can be harvested for tea, and which provide a rich source of food for bees and butterflies. The roots, leaves and flowers of this plant have various medicinal uses – its name means ‘wound healer’. Applied externally it is an ancient remedy for skin eruptions, slow-healing wounds, minor wounds, cuts and bruises. Internally it has been used as a treatment for constipation. The plant can be used fresh in the growing season, or harvested when in flower and dried for later use.  Frost and drought hardy, though prefers some moisture. Height to 60cm. 9cm pot. Certified organic plant.

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11cm Pot, 9cm pot

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