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Valerian root has a calming and sedative effect, use as a cure for insomnia, cats are also attracted to the roots. The flowers also have a lovely sweet scent that wafts across on the breeze.

Type: Hardy Perennial

Height: 1.5m 

Spread: 1m

Soil type: Moist soil

Aspect: Full sun/Light shade  

Flower colour: White/pale pink

Flowering time: Summer 

Valeriana officinalis

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