Euphrasia is a genus of about 450 species of herbaceous flowering plants in the family Orobanchaceae, with a cosmopolitan distribution. They are semi-parasitic on grasses and other plants.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Common Name || Euphrasia tatarica,Meadow Eyebright.|
|Maximum Reachable Height ||4-8 inches (10-20 cm) |
|Flower Colour || white or purplish|
|Bloom Time ||July and September|
|Difficulty Level ||easy to grow|
Planting and care
Choose a grassy site that receives full sun. Eyebright grows naturally in sunny grasslands and meadows and draws nutrients from the roots of nearby plants. . The grass, however, should not be too thick and vigorous.
Sow seeds in autumn to allow 90 days of chilling. Eyebright requires a period of chilling to break dormancy and trigger germination in spring. Alternatively, provide 90 days of artificial chilling by placing seeds in a moist growing medium in the refrigerator. Moisten several cups of commercial seed-starting mix, place in a plastic storage bag,
Eyebright can be found throughout North America, Europe, Northern and Western Asia. It prefers grassy areas and meadows. Eyebrights are found in alpine or sub-alpine meadows where snow is common.
|Sunlight ||Full Sun|
|Soil ||well-drained soi|
|Temperature || 35 C|
|Fertilizer ||Apply any organic fertilizer |
Eyebright special feature
basic organic compounds, and a plant based volatile oil unique to the eyebright.
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- mouth to treat swollen (inflamed) nasal passages, allergies, hay fever
- This annual plant has been used as a folk medicine to treat eye inflammations and infections, coughs, and poor memory since the Middle Ages
Frequently Asked Questions
What is another name for a Eyebright ?
Eyebright is commonly known as Euphrasia tatarica,Meadow Eyebright.
How tall do Eyebright grow?
On average Eyebright grows 4-8 inches (10-20 cm)
What color are Eyebright ?
A Eyebright plant bears flowers of color white or purplish
When Eyebright blooms?
With enough light, Eyebright may produce white or purplish flowers in July and September
How hard is Eyebright to grow?
A Eyebright is easy to grow
How much sunlight does a Eyebright need?
A Eyebright prefers Full Sun
How much water does a Eyebright need?
A Eyebright prefers watering medium
What kind of soil does a Eyebright need?
A Eyebright prefers well-drained soi
What temperature does a Eyebright like?
How often should I fertilize my Eyebright ?
To encourage Eyebright growth, Apply any organic fertilizer
Sunday, 03 November 2019
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