Herb Robert has the botanical name of ‘Geranium robertianum’ and is regarded as a medicinal herb.
Said to be named after Saint Robert the Abbott of Molesme, Herb Robert can be grown from seed in the home garden.
A member of the Geranium family the botanical name is ‘Geranium robertianum’ and this herb also makes an attractive garden plant.
Regarded as an annual or bi-annual it can easily be grown in pots and will self seed. Pretty pink flowers during late spring to summer make an attractive addition to the border.
Care and Growing conditions
Herb Robert or ‘Geranium robertianum’ prefers a shady damp environment. Generally easy to grow in these conditions. This is a plant that needs to be carefully controlled as it tends to be a little ‘weedy’ in the right conditions.
We suggest growing this particular herb in pots, as it is more easily controlled. Dead head after flowering to prevent seeding.
Herb Robert is used to treat toothache, nosebleeds and other medical problems. Consult with a registered practitioner before using herbal remedies.
You can buy Herb Robert plants and seeds from the following suppliers
Medicinal, Teas and Kitchen Herbs. Edible plants, scented and ornamentals.
Wide range of perennial edibles and medicinals, berries, fruit and unusual food plants, by mail order.
FOUR SEASONS HERBS – or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Huge range of rare & unusual herbs, edible perennial plants, wasabi, saffron corms & organic garlic. Specialised Mail order nursery.