Artemisia absinthium, a member of the Asteraceae family, can grow up to three feet tall and produces tiny, yellow-grey, mostly inconspicuous flowers that bloom from August to September.
Wormwood thrives in poor, well-draining soil that holds medium moisture and in direct sunlight. Artemisia absinthium is a woody perennial that adds interesting texture and color contrast in a garden. It is commonly grown for its highly aromatic, silvery grey leaves that provide ornamental use in flower-filled gardens. It also has been used in the production of liqueurs, teas, and tinctures. Perennial zone 4-9.
Other Names: Grand Wormwood, Grande Wormwood, Green Ginger, aromatic herb seeds