Herb Robert

Geranium robertianum Open Pollinated

  • Medicinal Herb
  • Easy to grow
  • Also known as "Red Robin", "Stinking Bob" or "Death come quickly"

Standard seed packet, 10 seeds

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'Herb Robert' seeds

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".

Seeds per gram: 700
Product code: G5-10

Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 2mm
Season 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 Until Maturity 70 days


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Express Delivery $15.00

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