• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Once established, needs occasional watering - more in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Quickly reaches 6 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide
    Key Feature:
    Cottage Garden Plant
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh shmit-ee-AH-nuh
    Plant type:Perennial
    Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
    Growth rate:Fast
    Average landscape size:Quickly reaches 6 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide
    Foliage color:Silver-green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Companion PlantsThrift (Armeria); Salvia (Salvia); California Buckwheat (Eriogonum); Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in lean to average, very well-drained soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Do not overwater; allow the top few inches of soil to dry slightly between intervals. Prune back in late spring to rejuvenate and promote dense growth.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Once established, needs occasional watering - more in extreme heat.

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