Artemisia schmidtiana 'Nana'

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Silver Mound

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-7

This silver, finely cut, silky plant is perfect for a sensory garden. Soft to the touch and very easy on the eyes! Great texture and color contrast to other companion plants.

Height

8-10 Inches

Spread

18 Inches

Interesting Notes

Top rated for the Midwest in the Chicago Botanic Garden's Trials.

Bloom Time

June-July

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

A great backdrop for brightly colored flowers. Also a good choice for rock gardens or as a border plant. Does not like wet, humid conditions. Do not cut hard before winter but prune back if it loses its form. These plants like neglect. Drought tolerant once established.

When to Divide

fall, early spring

Good Companions

Yarrow (Achillea millefolium), Showy Geranium (Geranium magnificum), Moss Phlox (Phlox subulata), Stonecrop (Sedum spurium), Double Meadow Buttercup (Ranunculus aconitifolius), Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum ), Tall Bearded Iris (Iris ), Stonecrop (Sedum album)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Crafts
Containers
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Gray
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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