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A bushy artemisia of southern Europe.Also called lad's love
- ‘The heat brings out the scents; not just the crambe, but the dry undertang of artemisias and southernwood, and the bold, voluptuous wafts from lilies, roses and nicotiana.’
- ‘For example, southernwood or wormwood planted around the border of the garden may discourage aphids from entering.’
- ‘Southernwood rarely persists after cultivation and is not an important member of plant communities in the United States.’
- ‘Many herbs can help to deter flies, such as lavender, sweet woodruff, lemon verbena, star anise, tansy, any of the mints, rosemary, bay, chamomile, rue, elder, southernwood and basil.’
- ‘Southernwood grows in a dryish soil and in full sun.’
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