Herb Robert

Scientific Name: 
Geranium robertianum (syn. Robertiella robertiana)
Family Name: 
Geraniaceae
Place of Origin: 
Various
Plant Description: 
Fern-like leaves with pretty little pink flowers, spreading. has been declared a noxious weed in certain areas of the world so plant in a pot to contain and harvest the seeds before they dry.
Plant Height: 
30-40cm
Plant Use: 
Edible
Beverage
Medicinal
Repellent
Of Interest: 
Different medical uses are suggested by fans ranging from an all round health tonic eaten fresh, through to insect repellent when crushed on the skin (doesn't smell great though!). This is a plant, that if you eat a little fresh a day will give your body a real health boost. Definitely worth investigating further as we can't list here all the things Herb Robert is recommended for...get some in your garden, and get some into you and your loved ones!
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Bi-annual
Plant Type: 
Ground cover
Herb
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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