The lacy, green leaves of Artemisia provide cool contrast for bolder blooming perennials. Super easy to grow, artemisia thrives in sunny spots with poor soil conditions and has almost no insect or disease problems. Artemisia thrives in pots and planters, too! An excellent nervine, it has been used for centuries as an alternative medicine, it is antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, digestive, stimulant, stomachic, and tonic, cleansing toxins from the blood. In addition the chemical artemisin in this plant, is known to be an excellent mosquito repellent.