respiratory

Angelica

Botanical Name: Angelica Archangelica | Family: Umbelliferae (same family as parsley and carrots) Common name(s): Angelica Related: Don Quai GROWING Biennial or monocarpic perennial | Zones 5-9 | 4 – 6 feet | Clusters of yellowish/green flowers on umbels Full to partial shade. Usually found near streams in sandy / loamy soil | moderate to heavy water requirements. Sow seeds…

Echinacea

Botanical Name: Echinacea Augustifolia & Echinacea Purpurea | Family: Compositae Common name(s): Purple Coneflower GROWING Perennial; herbaceous | zones 3-9 | 2-4 feet (Purperea is taller) | pinkish purple flowers from mid to late summer. Stratify seeds for at least 3 months if starting indoors. Seeds germination rate = 50%; seedlings take 2-6 weeks to…

Lobelia

Botanical Name: Lobelia inflata | Family: Campanulacaeae Common name(s): Lobelia, Indian Tobacco, Pukeweed GROWING Annual / Biennial | zones 6-9 | 1-2 feet | pale violet-blue flowers, tinted pale yellow within, from July – August Found in open woods and fields and along roadsides. It’s common in the Eastern United States – west to…

Red Clover

Botanical Name: Trifolium Pratense | Family: Leguminosae Common name(s): Red Clover, Trebol (Spanish) GROWING Perennial, herbaceous | Zones 5-9 | Full sun, partial shade | 12-15″ | blooms May – September No special soil needs Stratify seeds for several weeks and sow directly outdoors (I have planted seed directly without stratifying).…