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Common Name: Yellow Pimpernel
Lysimachia nemorum is a Evergreen Perennial up to 0.45 metres tall.
It is harvested from the wild for local use as a medicine..
Western and central Europe, including Britain, from Norway to Spain, east to the Carpathians.
Woods and shady hedgebanks[
|Pollinators||Bees, Flies, Self
An easily grown plant, succeeding in a moist or wet loamy soil in sun or partial shade[
Hardy to at least -25°c[
Most species in this genus seem to be immune to the predations of rabbits[
An astringent herb, yellow pimpernel is used as a wound herb to staunch bleeding[
Seed - sow spring or autumn in a cold frame. When they are large enough to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out in the summer.
Division in spring or autumn[
]. Very easy, larger clumps can be replanted direct into their permanent positions, though it is best to pot up smaller clumps and grow them on in a cold frame until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the spring.
Basal cuttings, early spring to mid spring in a cold frame. Harvest the shoots with plenty of underground stem when they are about 8 - 10cm above the ground. Pot them up into individual pots and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer.