Artemisia abrotanum

Also called 'Lads Love’, this sweetly scented old cottage garden herb can be rubbed onto the skin to repel mosquitos and made into wardrobe sachets to deter moths. 9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

9x9cm pot (8cm depth)

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  • Very old cottage garden herb
  • Aromatic
  • Insect repellent
  • Easy to grow

The sweet scent of this herb, also known as ‘Lads Love’ is a joy to have growing in the garden. The feathery foliage has a history of romance attached to it and was given in bouquets of flowers to girls by their suitors. It has strong insect repellent properties and was used as a strewing herb.

Plant Care

  • Height: 60-100cm
  • Type: Hardy
  • Aspect: Sun
  • Soil: Any/alkaline
  • Flower colour: Yellow but rarely in the UK
  • Flowering period: July - September




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