Chemical-free farm-grown Figwort (Scrophularia nodosa) seeds for organic growing.
All seed varieties are grown at our farm, Fireweed, or gathered sustainably from the near by wilds. We gather, process, and package every seed variety we carry ourselves with love and care in small batches. We never purchase seeds from outside sources to resell to you. All of our varieties are open-pollinated, grown without the use of chemicals, hybrid-free and GMO-free.
1 pkg (approx 80-100 seeds)
Figwort, Common Figwort, Woodland Figwort
Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family).
Temperate Asia and Europe.
3-5ft tall. 2ft wide. Clump forming perennial. Unusual maroon and yellow flowers are abundant in nectar, one of the best species for attracting butterflies, bees, other insects and birds.
Full to part sun, prefers moist well-drained soil.
The seeds germinate easily and can be direct sown in spring or fall. They may also be started in flats and transplanted out.
Needs little to no care. The flower stalks can be cut back to prevent self-seeding. Every three or four years the plants can be dug and divided to improve health and vigour.
The aerial parts are collected in summer.
Leaves are diuretic, analgesic, and purifying to the blood. Used for the treatment of psoriasis, eczema, skin eruptions, and wounds.
Attracts Pollinators, Woodland Garden, Apothecary Garden, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant.