Valerian Young Plants.
Valerian young plants. Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) is an attractive perennial flowering plant native to Europe and some parts of Asia. It has small sweetly perfumed white or pink flowers that attract butterflies and other flying insects. Valerian has a long history of use in Europe where its roots were recognized by Galen and Hippocrates for their support of conditions such as insomnia, anxiety, and restlessness. Valerian prefers good humus rich soil, full sun and frequent watering.