Mandragora autumnalis Autumn Mandrake Available April 2022
A rarely offered perennial with a long history of medicinal and magical use, native to lightly shaded, rocky sites in the Mediterranean. Produces large leaves and lavender-blue flowers in winter to early spring, followed by yellow fruits. Height 30 cm. Very well-drained soil in dappled shade with winter moisture (when the plant breaks dormancy). Keep cool and drier in the summer months (when the plant becomes dormant). PLEASE NOTE: ALL PARTS OF THIS PLANT ARE HIGHLY TOXIC.