Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 6 feet
Plant Spread: 1-3 feet
Leaves: Fragrant
Other: reason plant used
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Wind
Containers: Not suitable for containers


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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Nov 18, 2011 2:17 PM

Could be considered invasive.
Could be considered architectural.

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