Hemp Agrimony seeds - Eupatorium cannabinum - Native Wildflower

Type: Perennial
Approximate height: Up to 1 - 1.5 metres
Flowering Time: Late summer to early autumn
Site and soil type: Prefers damp soil in sun or semi-shade
When to sow: Spring to early autumn
Where to sow: Outside, direct into soil or under cover, into trays, modules or pots.
Packet contents: Approximately 300 seeds / 0.1 g

Hemp agrimony is a tall upright bushy plant with reddish stems and clusters of tiny light pink flowers from late summer into autumn.

It is also known as Ague Weed, Dutch agrimony and holy rope.

In the wild it is found in in marshes and damp grassland or woodlands.

The flowers attract many different kinds of insects including Red Admiral and Small Tortoiseshell butterflies.

Hemp Agrimony  attracts / provides food for the following creatures:

  • Bees, including the rare Violet Carpenter Bee
  • Butterflies including Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell and Brown Hairstreak butterflyπŸ¦‹
  • Moths such as Frosted Orange moth πŸ›, Rusty Dot Pearl moth πŸ› and Scarlet Tiger moth πŸ›  
  • πŸ¦‡ 
  • πŸ¦‡ (RHS)    
  • An "RHS Plants for Pollinators" plant **

All our seed packets include sowing instructions.

Jemima’s Garden seeds are plastic free and reyclable. They’re contained in an inner glassine envelope, (made from pine wood cellulose), and an outer Kraft paper seed packet. Any shipping packaging is also plastic free and recyclable.

Key to symbols:

πŸ› A food plant for the caterpillar

πŸ¦‹ Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly

πŸ¦‡ Listed in: Bat Conservation Trust Encouraging bats, A guide for bat-friendly gardening and living

πŸ¦‡ (RHS)  Listed in the RHS Plants for Bats list

** RHS Plants for Pollinators. The RHS Plants for Pollinators mark is only given to plants that support pollinating insects. Find out more at rhs.org.uk/plantsforpollinators

** The Royal Horticultural Society, and its logo, are trade marks of The Royal Horticultural Society (Registered Charity No 222879/SC038262) and used under licence.