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ARTEMISIA 'Powis Castle'

Commonly known as Mugwort, Wormwort

Very dainty silver grey foliage
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individually £11.50 each, 3+ £9.00 each

  • Evergreen - billowing filigree leaves of silver-grey to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • Height - 60cm (24in)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - woody-based perennial. Produces panicles, to 15cm (6in) long of silver, yellow-tinged flowerheads.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - maintain stocks by taking cuttings. Wildlife plant - butterflies.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, gall
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Made popular by its planting at the castle in Welshpool.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Coastal / windswept
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage - aromatic foliage.
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil
  • Wildlife - Butterfly friendly
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60cm (24in)
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  90cm (36in)
 

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