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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)
HerbaceousEarly 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.
Additional FeaturesGood to knowMedicinal propertiesHas been used as a tonic, an appetite stimulant, for reducing fevers and as a worming formulation.Pests & DiseasesAphids, gall.Place of originNorthern hemisphere, South Africa, western South America.Resistant to honey fungusThese plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
Soil ConditionsFertile well drained soil
- Dividing Herbaceous Perennials - Video Tip ondemand_video
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- Summer propagation - Video Tip ondemand_video
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- Supporting Plants - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading meconopsis - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Dead heading Delphiniums - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Feeding herbaceous peonies - Video Tip ondemand_video
- Overpotting Problems - Video Tip ondemand_video
Buy Varieties of ARTEMISIA
silver green leaves
silvery aromatic leaves. The tips of new shoots appear white
very dainty silver grey foliage
tiny, silvery white leaves and a low creeping habit
(syn. Artemisia stelleriana 'Mori') - Spreading evergreen perennial with deeply-lobed silver leaves