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Agrimony

Agrimonia eupatoria

Also known as

Sticklewort, Church Steeples, Argemoney, Liverwart, Cocklebur, Philanthropos, Garclive

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Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H7

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

30cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a mild fragrance

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Agrimonia eupatoria plant
Agrimonia eupatoria fruits
Agrimonia eupatoria fruits

Agrimony Overview

This erect perennial species has deeply-veined, pinnate leaves and a spike of five-petalled yellow flowers throughout summer. After flowering, distinctive reddish-brown woody fruits develop with hooked bristles.

How to propagate Agrimony

Division

Divide roots in autumn.

Other uses of Agrimony

Wildflower/meadow plantings. Once used as medicine for colds and as a snake-bite antidote. It has also been used as a form of wine with the addition of ginger, oranges and lemons. The dried leaves are also used as a tea.