Scrophularia marilandica - Plant
Description for Scrophularia marilandica
Scrophularia marilandica, commonly known as figwort, is an upright, square-stemmed, perennial with multiple branching that typically grows to 5-10' tall.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|figwort||Greenish-purple||July to September||5.00 to 10.00 feet||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Grow in moist, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best in part shade. Thrives in sandy loams.
|Full Sun to Partial Shade||well-drained soil||Medium||35Â°C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Scrophularia marilandica
- Plants require water, sunlight and the right temperature environment to thrive.
- One of the keys to understanding how to care for plants indoors is to understand how they naturally thrive outdoors.
Typical uses of Scrophularia marilandica
Special features: Common name of figwort is in reference to an early use of the plant in treating piles (once known as figs). Additional common name of carpenter's square is in reference to the grooved square plant stems.
Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: Rhizomes and roots are used to treat high blood pressure, fever, bile and other intestinal pains and cold and sore throats
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