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Powis Castle Artemisia

Artemisia x 'Powis Castle'

SKU
00311
A beautiful drought tolerant woody perennial valued for its finely dissected, aromatic, silver-gray foliage. An excellent addition to borders and cottage gardens. A perfect companion to vibrant flowering plants and ornamental grasses, adding uniquely contrasting color and texture to waterwise landscapes.
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Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationar-te-MIZ-ee-uh
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; forms a mound 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSporadic blooms, in late summer.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth HabitMounding
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsConeflower (Echinacea); Thrift (Armeria); Switch Grass (Panicum); Gayfeather (Liatris); Maiden Grass (Miscanthus)

Requires lean to average, very well-drained soils; avoid extremely lean, heavily fertilized, or soggy 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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