Common Name: Wormwood
Botanical Name: Artemisia absinthium
Plant Type: Perennial, Heirloom,Organic, Medicinal,Herb
Height: 4-6 ft.
Width: 2-3 ft.
Bloom Time: July-August
Bloom Color: white
Exposure: Full-part Sun
Zone: all zones
Description: With its classic silver-green foliage and nodding white
flowers, true wormwood is a worthy garden plant and thrives
on dry edges and full sun. This is the plant that is used
for making traditional bitters, also an ingredient in absinthe, and herbal medicine as an effective vermifuge. Makes an excellent insect repellent.
Planting: Sow tiny seeds on surface of sandy soil. A gratifyingly easy germinator and a long-lived plant on the landscape. In the fall, cut back to just an inch or so above the old growth.
PK: approx. 200 Seed
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