Melittis melissophyllum

(Bastard balm)
Melittis melissophyllum
  • Melittis
I first saw this growing wild in a woodland in Devon. An upright plant with large, white, magenta-lipped flowers that spring from the stem above each pair of leaves.
9cm (£5.20)?
Delivered in 7 - 10 days
£5.20  each OR £14.70 for three

Flower attributes

Colour: Pink

Flowers: June, July, and August


Soil: Well-drained

Planting position: Sun/Partial Shade

Height x spread: 60cm x 50cm


Wildlife Friendly

Care advice

Needs a soil that does not dry out entirely, and a bit of shade. It will take a little time to mature.