Herb Robert

Geranium robertianum


Standard seed packet, 40 seeds

$3.50
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Herb Robert

Geranium robertianum


  • 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:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 2mm
When: Spring
Germination: 7-14 days @ 15-24°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Hardy Biennial (usually grown as an annual)
Plant Spacing: 50cm
Plant Height: 40cm
Position: Shade or part sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 70 days

(Product number: G5-10)
Seeds per gram: 700 seeds


SKU G5-10
Shipping Weight 0.0005kg
Botanical name: Geranium robertianum
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 40 seeds
Seeds per gram: 700

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