Herb Robert

Geranium robertianum

Also called “stinky bob”, herb robert is an unpleasant-smelling herb which grows on banks, bases of walls, shingles, and shady places. In traditional medicine it was used to stop nosebleeds, and the leaves were also made into an herbal eyewash.

Water: Wet/Moist

Hardiness: Frost Hardy


Habit: Annual or biennial upright herb forms rosette of succulent basal leaves with flower stalks to 20" tall

Light: Full Shade

Soil: Any soil

Origin: Europe

Herb Robert