Blue-Buttons, Band Plant
Long-lived polycarpic perennial
Prescribed by 1st Century Greek physician Dioscorides, as well as by the renowned 2nd Century physician Galen, to treat fluxes such as dysentary and internal bleeding
Source of plant
Trailing evergreen subshrub with stems to several feet long. Leaves ovate, to 2" long, obtuse or acute,truncate or subcordate at base, ciliate, short-petioled. Corolla blue, to 2" across, tube about 1/4" long. Early spring blooming.
USDA Hardiness Zone