Ground ivy or alehoo blooms for a while. Remarkable is the square stem and the beautiful blue lipflowers. This perennial plant has the habit, to make long shoots, aboveground . Each node is anchored by a bundle of roots. The length of this cables is often more than one meter, with offshoots in all directions. The color and shape of the flowers form with the color and shape of the blade a stunning whole. Medicinal, ground ivy is of great value. It works both internally and externally purifying and refreshing and soothing. It tastes delicious in salads and also include the smell is delicious. Ground ivy grows well in some moist soil and likes some shade. Bees, wild bees, bumblebees and butterflies distil nectar and pollen from the plant. The plant may be used, fresh or dried. Drying: fast in the sun, or in a well-ventilated area.