Plantago major ‘Rubrifolia’ Seeds
You may be surprised to see plantain for sale. Did you know that plantain provides food for butterfly caterpillars, a wide variety of birds eat the seeds, and the entire plant has been used medicinally for centuries? The entire plant is edible and chock full of healthy properties. Now you can grow this useful and ornamental plant in the garden for its attractive foliage, ensuring a crop of pesticide-free clean plants for wildlife and yourself. Another bonus is red-leaved plantain can grow in compacted and disturbed soils while also taking a lot of foot traffic. Now that’s useful!
Full-part sun. Height 6-12″. Spread 10-12″. Deadhead if self-seeding is not desired. Zones 3-9.