- Medicinal Herb
- Easy to grow
- Also known as "Red Robin", "Stinking Bob" or "Death come quickly"
Biennial medicinal herb growing to 40cm tall. Dainty green foliage with red stems which produce small pink/purple flowers over a long flowering period. Foliage can turn red in direct sunlight. Herb Robert has a history of use as an immune boosting supplement. Leaves can be used fresh or dried to make a tea. Freshly crushed leaves have a strong and unique scent described as similar to the smell of burning rubber. Likes a cool, moist shady location. Bee attracting. Easy to grow. Also known as "Red Robin", "Stinking Bob" or "Death come quickly".
How to sow and grow:
|Germination:||7-14 days @ 15-24°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)|
|Position:||Shade or part sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||70 days|
(Product number: G5-10)
Seeds per gram: 700 seeds
|Botanical name:||Geranium robertianum|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||40 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||700|
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