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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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