General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Plant Height: 24 inches (2 feet)
Plant Spread: 36 inches (3 feet)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fragrant
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Various insects
Containers: Not suitable for containers

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Common names
  • Silvermound Artemisia
  • Silvermound
  • Artemisia
  • Satiny Wormwood
  • Mugwort

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Comments:
  • Posted by Catmint20906 (PNW WA half hour south of Olympia - Zone 8a) on Aug 27, 2014 8:51 PM concerning plant:
    Artemisia (Artemisia schmidtiana) 'Silver Mound' is a beautiful groundcover plant with silvery green, soft, feathery foliage. It does well in medium to dry soil in full sun, with some afternoon shade in hot, humid summer climates. It doesn't flower, but it does spread slowly. It's a gorgeous accent plant, providing excellent color and textural contrast for the garden bed.
  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Apr 14, 2014 8:50 AM concerning plant:
    These plants are so very soft and have gorgeous coloring. They get HUGE. Mine are at least 2' tall and 3' around. They will take over the area where they're planted. I don't do anything special for mine. They just get massive, and they also make a huge mess in the fall when they lose their leaves.
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jerseyridgearts On June 6, 2014 Obtained plant
only one survived 2014; purchased 6 more from Caputos
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