The Flowerbed of Saturn is another important component of the Sacred Garden and for the Hortus Arvalis.
Saturn is connected to a cold and dry energy. In the human body the energy of Saturn is located in the skeleton, nails, teeth, joints.
In the plant world the energy of Saturn is primarily placed in the roots of herbs, plants and trees.
In thw flowerbed of Saturn are placed many solanaceae poisonous plants such as mandrake, stramonium, hellebore, aconite, hemlock. There are also some sedative and analgesic plants such as the "devil's claw", hemp, amaranth.
The tree sacred to Saturn is by definition the willow.