Artemisia absinthium 'Lambrook Silver'
wormwood 'Lambrook Silver'
A slender, woody-based, semi-evergreen perennial to 75cm, with finely divided, aromatic, silvery foliage and narrow upright sprays of small yellow flowerheads
SynonymsArtemisia 'Lambrook Silver'
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Ultimate height0.5–1 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.1–0.5 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
- Semi evergreen
Artemisia can be shrubs, perennials or annuals, evergreen or deciduous, with usually grey, aromatic, often divided foliage and rather insignificant flower-heads
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How to grow
Grow in well-drained fertile soil in full sun
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Gravel garden
- City and courtyard gardens
- Flower borders and beds
Pruning Group 7 Cut back to the lowest, new shoots near the base in mid to late spring
May be susceptible to aphids and a gall midge
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