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Silver Mound Artemisia

Artemisia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound'

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00101
Silvery, aromatic foliage is finely textured with silky pubescence. An excellent accent for borders, herb and cottage gardens. Stunning when planted en masse, where it will provide a wonderful contrast to plants with green foliage or vibrant flowers. Thrives in cool summer areas. Non-invasive. An herbaceous perennial.
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Allow soil to dry slightly before watering.

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Botanical Pronunciationar-te-MIZ-ee-uh shmit-ee-AH-nuh
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 6 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 18 in. wide.
Bloom TimeInconspicuous; prized for foliage.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Foliage ColorSilver-green
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsAllow soil to dry slightly before watering.
Companion PlantsThrift (Armeria); Salvia (Salvia); California Buckwheat (Eriogonum); Phlox (Phlox); Coneflower (Echinacea)

Requires 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: 3-9

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