500 Fireweed Seeds, AKA Willow Herb, Rosebay Willowherb, and Yanag...
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500 Fireweed Seeds, AKA Willow Herb, Rosebay Willowherb, and Yanagiran.
- 500 Fireweed Seeds, AKA Willow Herb, Rosebay Willowherb, and Yanagiran.
- Fireweed(Epilobium Angustifolium) - Start Fireweed seeds for this versatile perennial that offers beauty as well as value as a medicinal herb. The perennial has slender upright spikes of flowers in shades of rosy pink in the months of June - September. It gets its name from the fact that it is often the first weed to colonize in an area that has been destroyed by fire.
- Other common names include: Willow Herb, Rosebay Willowherb, and Yanagiran. Native Americans used the Willowherb plant as a good source of vitamin C and pro-vitamin A. Medicinally, the herb seeds can also be grown to relieve inflammation, draw out infection in wounds, and to treat burns.
- Fireweed is very attractive to bees and butterflies, and Fireweed honey has become quite sought after. Fireweed seeds do best with a cold/moist treatment for 4 weeks prior to planting, or directly sow the herb seeds outdoors in the fall.