Herb latin name: Epilobium glabellum


Family: Onagraceae (Evening Primrose Family)



Medicinal use of Epilobium glabellum:

Treats urinary disorders.

Description of the plant:



Plant:
Evergreen
Perennial

Height:
20 cm
(7 3/4 inch)

Flovering:
July to
August

Habitat of the herb:

Loamy soils, flats and hillsides in eastern Australia.

Edible parts of Epilobium glabellum:

Young leaves and shoots - cooked.

Other uses of the herb:

A useful ground cover plant.

Propagation of Epilobium glabellum:

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:

Loamy soils, flats and hillsides in eastern Australia.

Known hazards of Epilobium glabellum:

None known

Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.