Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today!


My Burncoose




Due to very high order volumes, there is an order limiting system in place at present. Please be aware that courier deliveries can be delayed, due to high volumes.
Sorry, you cannot proceed to the checkout right now as we are having to limit the number of orders we can process each hour. Your basket will be saved for you - we ask that you please try to place your order later, and thank you for your patience


Commonly known as Mugwort, Wormwood

Genus of about 390 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs, perennials and annuals known commonly as mugwort, sagebrush and wormwood.

They usually have aromatic silver or grey leaves and flowers of little interest. The foliage makes a useful foil for more colourful subjects.

Most species tolerate hard pruning to maintain a compact form.

Family includes tarragon (A. dracunculus). A.absinthium (absinthe, wormwood) was originally used to flavour vermouth (from the German wermut - wormwood)

Further Reading....

  • Deciduous
  • Evergreen
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - shrubs,perennials and annuals. Grown for variously shaped, usually aromatic silver- coloured leaves.
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know -
  • Medicinal properties - has been used as a tonic, an appetite stimulant, for reducing fevers and as a worming formulation.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, gall.
  • Place of origin - northern hemisphere, South Africa, western South America.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -

Buy Varieties of ARTEMISIA

ARTEMISIA ludoviciana 'Silver Queen'

ARTEMISIA ludoviciana 'Silver Queen'  >

Commonly known as: Western mugwort, White sage.
Silver green leaves
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available again from APRIL 2021 - When fresh stock arrives

ARTEMISIA ludoviciana 'Valerie Finnis'  AWARD

ARTEMISIA ludoviciana 'Valerie Finnis'  >

Commonly known as: Southernwood, Western mugwort.
Silvery aromatic leaves. The tips of new shoots appear white
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Notify me when this plant is available to order
Available late spring to early summer 2021 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.

ARTEMISIA 'Powis Castle'   AWARD

ARTEMISIA 'Powis Castle'  >

Commonly known as: Mugwort, Wormwort.
Very dainty silver grey foliage
individually £12.50 each, 3+ £10.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

ARTEMISIA schmidtiana 'Nana'   AWARD

ARTEMISIA schmidtiana 'Nana'  >

Commonly known as: Mugwort, Wormwort.
Tiny, silvery white leaves and a low creeping habit
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

ARTEMISIA stelleriana 'Boughton Silver'

ARTEMISIA stelleriana 'Boughton Silver'  >

Commonly known as: Hoary mugwort, Wormwood.
(syn. Artemisia stelleriana 'Mori') - Spreading evergreen perennial with deeply-lobed silver leaves
individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

Visit the Caerhays Castle website
Order the 2021 Burncoose Catalogue
Payment methods accepted
watch us on you tube
Visit Burncoose House - Holiday Accommodation
Burncoose Nurseries: Gwennap, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 6BJ
Telephone: +44 (0) 1209 860316 Fax: +44 (0) 1209 860011 Email:
© Burncoose Nurseries 1997 - 2021      Website by Forgecom
All plant pictures are copyright © Burncoose Nurseries unless otherwise stated.
No rights are given to download any of our pictures and use them (for personal or professional use) without our consent.