Herb latin name: Epilobium coloratum


Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)



Edible parts of Epilobium coloratum:

The plant is said to be used for making bread. The part of the plant is not specified.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Perennial


Height:
75 cm
(2 feet)

Habitat of the herb:

Low ground, springy slopes etc.

Propagation of Epilobium coloratum:

Seed - sow early spring in situ or as soon as the seed is ripe. Division in spring or autumn. Very easy, larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the spring.

Cultivation of the herb:

Low ground, springy slopes etc.

Medicinal use of Epilobium coloratum:

None known

Known hazards of Epilobium coloratum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.