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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Water regularly; allow soil to dry slightly between watering intervals.

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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, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Edging, Ground Cover
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Non-Invasive
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly; allow soil to dry slightly between watering intervals.
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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