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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.

ARTEMISIA ludoviciana 'Silver Queen'

Commonly known as Western mugwort, White sage

Silver green leaves
Further Reading....

  • Semi-evergreen - Keeps some of its foliage all year, and will drop some leaves as well. - lance-shaped, silvery-white leaves 10-12cm (4-5in) long which become greener with age
  • Height - 75cm (30in)
  • Spread - 60cm (24in)
  • Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial - clump-forming rhizomatous perennial. Flowers sparsely
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Very hardy - Hardy in the severest continental climates including exposed upland locations in the UK. Plant can withstand temperatures < -20 (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - best cut back to ground level in autumn and mulched
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, gall.
  • Place of origin - western North America to Mexico.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - woolly panicles to 20cm (8in) long of brownish-yellow flower heads
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Leaf Colour (if not green) - Silver -
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - can be short-lived in heavy soil.
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly -
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75cm (30in)
bulb/corm - guide for size not form Watering Can
  60cm (24in)
 

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