Full sun, partial shade, rabbit and deer resistant, attracts butterflies and bees, zone 5
Artemisia schmidtiana ‘Silver Mound’
Pot size #1
Also known as wormwood, sage, and mugwort. The Silver Mound is an attractive perennial that has ferny compound leaves. The Silver Mound will remain silver in color throughout the season. It is a dense herbaceous perennial and has a mounded form. This plant can be used in numerous ways from mass planting, rock/alpine gardens, border edging, ground cover, and in container planting.
The Silver Mound will grow to a height of 12 inches and has a spread of 18 inches. The foliage of this plant tends to remain dense, and grows relatively close to the ground. It grows at a fast rate. It prefers dry to average moist levels and needs well-drained soil. It is considered to be drought tolerant and will often die in standing water. It is particular about soil conditions with preferences toward soils that are alkaline or clay like.