Ribwort plantain

£3.30£5.80

Ribwort plantain is found in grasslands and field edges. It has a long flowering time between April and October so is great in a meadow or wildlife area as the dark oval flowers heads add a pleasant contrast to many of the brighter meadow flowers.

Ribwort plantain is also ideal in a meadow area as it will survive in a a whole range of conditions, from short lawns to tall meadows and will also help balance a flower rich meadow mix.

Plantago lanceolata
Perennial
Dark brown
Sun
Height : 50cm
Flowering period: April – October
Clear
SKU: N/A Category:

Wildlife attracted:
The seed heads of the Ribwort plantain remain for much of the winter and are perfect for Goldfinches and other seed-eating birds. Also the leaves are edible for wildlife.
Other features:
Ribwort like many plantains has both medicinal and edible qualities, so can be grown for foraging too.

It may be included in our Tortoise edible plug plant collection

Additional information

size

9cm pot, 1 lt pot, 6 plug plants

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