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Arnica
Arnica montana
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Our Price: $6.95
ZONE: 5 - 9
EXPOSURE: Full to Part Sun
SIZE: 36"H x 24"S
BLOOM: Yellow, Summer - Fall
POT SIZE: 1 PINT 28.86 CU IN.

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Arnica Plants

Arnica montana

Arnica is a clump forming herbaceous perennial herb plant native to the sunny meadows of Europe, Central Asia and Siberia. The plant produces large flowers on long sturdy stalks, and is quite easy to grow. It prefers a sunny location, but will grow quite well in partial shade. Known by many common names, including Leopard's Bane, Wolfbane and Mountain arnica. This flowering herb is very attractive to bees and other wildlife.

Arnica plants are best known for their medicinal properties: known to ease the pain and inflammation of sore muscles, bruises and sprains as well as arthritis. A tincture made from dried flowers and applied topically is used to treat sprains, bruises and other blunt traumas. An effective discutient that increases circulation and thus reduces swelling and dissipate bruises. In combination with Calendula and St. John's Wort, you can create a useful remedy for pain and swelling. Do not apply to open cuts or abrasions.

Features
Zones: 5 - 9

Size
: 36"H x 24"S

Light: Full to Part Sun

Bloom: Yellow Flower, Mid Summer - Fall

Arnica Plant Uses: A useful remedy for easing pain and inflammation of muscles

Tips: All parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested

Does Not Grow Well Indoors!

Average Customer Review: 3.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

  2 of 2 people found the following review helpful:
 
great value October 3, 2016
Reviewer: Daniel Briere from north scituate, RI United States  
Hard to find this plant in cultivation, not rare but still difficult. Arrived in excellent condition, potted it up with more organic compost and soil and the mound is mounding!! Very satisfied!

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  4 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
 
Only one September 20, 2016
Reviewer: Debi Alexander from Palo Cedro, CA United States  
I almost feel bad leaving this review because I have purchased 15 or so medicinal herbs and most all of them are growing and thriving, except the arnica. I don't know why because I can grow just about everything. I planted it right away and it stayed green for a couple months, but never grew and all of a sudden it turned yellow and died. Although I don't have experience growing arnica it states its easy to grow. I'm disappointed because out of most my herbs this is the one I could have really used. Going to give it another try and keep my fingers crossed! Nothing against Grower's Exchange...all my other herbs are doing great.

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  1 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
 
For a Friend April 27, 2015
Reviewer: Rachel Burns from Fort Campbell, KY United States  
I ordered this and several other items for a friend. It arrived in ok condition and she says it bounced back well and is doing fine.

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