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Artemisia abrotanum, Southernwood

Artemisia abrotanum

Southernwood
Family: Asteraceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Other common names include: old man, boy's love, oldman wormwood, lover's plant, appleringie, garderobe, Our Lord's wood, maid's ruin, garden sagebrush, European sage, sitherwood and lemon plant.



Artemisia abrotanum, Southernwood
Artemisia abrotanum, Southernwood
Artemisia abrotanum, Southernwood


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Artemisia arborescens, Tree Wormwood
Artemisia 'Powis Castle'

Artemisia arborescens

Tree Wormwood
Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Mediterranean
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterOrnamental foliageFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herb

Artemisia arborescens is cultivated for its foliage effects, but in colder temperate regions it requires the protection of a wall.

This plant is a very bitter herb indigenous to the Middle East used in tea, usually with mint. In small quantities (in tea), it is believed to have medicinal properties, pacifying various kinds of digestion turmoils.





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Aspalathus sp., Cape Gorse
Aspalathus burchelliana

Aspalathus sp.

Cape Gorse
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: South Africa
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.Spice or herbThorny or spiny

Aspalathus, the genus to which the Rooibos Tea plant belongs, is endemic to South Africa.

Species of Aspalathus has never been developed into garden plants, although many attractive species show great potential as garden plants.



Aspalathus sp., Cape Gorse
Aspalathus burchelliana
Aspalathus sp., Cape Gorse


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Berberis sp., Barberry

Berberis sp.

Barberry
Family: Berberidaceae
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterOrnamental foliageYellow/orange flowersEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.DeciduousSpice or herbAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdibleThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

Berberis species are popular garden shrubs, grown for their ornamental leaves, yellow flowers, and red or blue-black berries.





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Bixa orellana, Lipstick tree, Annato

Bixa orellana

Lipstick tree, Annato
Family: Bixaceae
Origin: Tropical South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersSpice or herbUltra tropical, min. temperature 55F

This erect shrub with large, glossy green, prominently veined leaves that can become a small tree several feet tall. It is grown as a garden ornamental less for its pale pink flowers, which last only one day, than for its highly decorative two-valved seed pods, covered with soft, deep red hairs. The seeds inside are surrounded by orange-red arils, which yield a dye called annato that can be used in small quantities to color lipstick and foods like cheese and margarine; the dried seed pods are also effective in flower arrangements. When used as a hedge or screen, Bixa should be pruned often to encourage bush growth at the bottom of the trunk.





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Bixa orellana - Lipstick Tree, Annato

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