Wormwood

Artemisia absinthium 'Lambrook Mist' Asteraceae

Other names

Absinthe

Growth habit

Sub-Shrub

Perennation

Long-lived polycarpic perennial

Biocultural value

Intricate, silver foliage has a pungent scent and can be used in dried arrangements.

Location

Robison Herb Garden

Source of plant

Well-Sweep Herb Farm

Description

'Lambrook Mist' is an erect, woody-based perennial to 1m tall, with aromatic silvery-grey leaves to 15cm long, finely divided into very slender lobes, and slender sprays of small, dull yellow flower heads in late summer.

USDA Hardiness Zone

4

Special characteristics

foliage characteristics, fragrance, medicinal/pharmaceutical