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Artemisia abrotanum

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Artemisia abrotanum | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17
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0.5 litres

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Common names

Southernwood, Old man, Lad's love, Boy's love, Wormwood


Artemisia abrotanum (Southernwood). This is a frost hardy shrub, which can grow to a 1m tall. The leaves are grey-green and upright that are finely dented. The flowerheads are small and yellow and will bloom in the summer.


They are fully to half hardy and will prefer an open sunny, well drained site. Trim lightly in spring.

Interest and use

Borders Summer interest.

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Artemisia abrotanum | Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Medium, Low salinity
  • Soil pH5.5 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Longnor, Buxton, Staffordshire, SK17
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