|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 butterfly🦋
- Moths such as Frosted Orange moth 🐛, Rusty Dot Pearl moth 🐛 and Scarlet Tiger moth 🐛
- 🦇 (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:
🐛 A food plant for the caterpillar
🦋 Provides nectar for the adult moth or butterfly
🦇 (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.