Silvermound Artemisia (Artemisia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound')

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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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Posted by Catmint20906 (Maryland - Zone 7a) on Aug 27, 2014 8:51 PM

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.

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Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Apr 14, 2014 8:50 AM

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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