Southernwood is part of the Artemisia (Wormwood) genus and its scientific name is Artemisia abrotanum.
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These plants have been known to grow well alongside Southernwood so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with Southernwood so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Southernwood plants:
Repels some insects including mosquitoes.1
Maid’s ruin and the various common names that include ‘love’ are referring to the plants supposed ability to encourage a mans virility.1
Historically used medicinally in things such as treating intestinal worms and other digestive troubles.1
Southern Wormwood, Old Man, Boy's Love, Lad's Love, Oldman Wormwood, Lover's Plant, Appleringie, Garderobe, Our Lord's Wood, Maid's Ruin, Garden Sagebrush, European Sage, Lad's Love, Southern Wormwood, Sitherwood, Lemon Plant,
Misspellings: Artemesia abrotanum