Wormwood Roman (Artemisia pontica)
Shrub to 2 m high x 1m wide. Prune hard 2-3 times a year to shape.
Feathery silver backed foliage looks dazzling when blowing in the wind. Adds height to a herb garden and makes an attractive hedge.
LIQUEURS AND APERITIFS
When used in aperitif wines such as vermouth the pleasant bitter flavour stimulates appetite and promotes digestion. Steep a sprig in wine to make your own digestive.