|2019 Quail Hollow Farm
Berkeley Springs, WV
|AJUGA 'PINK LIGHTNING'
Ajuga reptans 'Pink Lightning'
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 4-10
PART TO FULL SUN
Ht, 2-4” X Width 12”
(Bugleweed) Excellent spreading groundcover
featuring colorful burgundy tinged pale green and
cream variegated foliage and deep blue flower
spikes. Forms a dense, carpet-like mat, even in
Bugle has a long history of use as a wound herb
and, although little used today, it is still
considered very useful in arresting haemorrhages
and is also used in the treatment of coughs and
spitting of blood in incipient consumption. The
plant contains digitalis-like substances and is
thought to possess heart tonic properties. It has
also been considered good for the treatment of
excessive alcohol intake. The whole plant is
aromatic, astringent and bitter. It is widely used in
various preparations against throat irritations and
especially in the treatment of mouth ulcers.
BIENNIAL – SELF SEEDS
Height of 2 ft and a Width of 16 in
Beautiful clear purple-blue flowers to the garden in June
and July. It has been used as a diuretic, and to induce
perspiration. The root decoction was thought to have
blood cleansing action. Said to be effective when applied
topically for ulcers and injuries to the skin. The plant is a
biennial, preferring dry, sandy soil and full sun. Hardy
through a wide range of zones and generously self-
seeding, an individual plant can produce 900 seeds.
Although sometimes an unwanted volunteer in hayfields,
it is indispensable in hummingbird and bee gardens,
where the lovely trumpet-shaped flowers will easily attract
these busy visitors.
SUN or SHADE
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONE 4-9
Infusion is effective medicine for most
internal and external wounds due to its
astringent action. Also as
a gargle for sore throat.
INDIRECT LIGHT OR SHADE
The famous healing plant. Fresh leaves can be
split and gel applied to treat minor burns,
sunburn, wrinkles, insect bites, minor cuts,
scratches, and skin irritations. The juice is also
used internally for ulcers.
HARDY PERENNIAL ZONES 4-9
Height: 48". Width: 36".
Attractive honey plant; produces abundant
nectar which yields a light fragrant honey.
Strongly anise-scented; delightful for tea or
asculinary seasoning. Showy blue or white flower
HARDY PERENNIAL- ZONES 6-9
This is the official Arnica which is the
basis for many homeopathic remedies,
salves etc. Traditional European folk
use as a poultice to relieve pain and
reduce inflammation of sprains and
HARDY PERENNIAL-ZONES 6-11
Width 4ft. Height up to 10ft.
Has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for
thousands of years,to support and enhance the
immune system. Astragalus has also been used for
heart disease. The root of the astragalus plant is the
medicinal part, and is usually harvested from
|Aztec Sweet Herb
TENDER PERENNIAL- ZONES 11+
Mexican herb used since at least the time of the
Aztecs for coughs, colds, bronchitis, asthma, and
colic. Leaves contain the intensely sweet compound
hernandulcin (1000 times sweeter than sugar) but
high camphor content makes them unsuitable for
use as a sugar substitute. Fast growing, low creeper,
with small white flowers; excellent in hanging
|Anemone Pretty Lady Diana
Anemone hupehensis 'Pretty Lady Diana'
HARDY PERENNIAL – ZONES 3-9
Height:14-16 In-Spread:18-24 In
Large two inch flowers in late summer/early fall
on short, compact plants. Attractive dark green
foliage provides a nice filler through the summer.
Long-lived plants provide elegant color to the
border or woodland edge. Medicinally, it is used
to help people ground and calm during panicked
states, such as acute anxiety, panic attacks, or
after traumatic events.