Belonging to the Artemisia (Wormwood) genus, Artemisia has a botanical name of Artemisia.
Artemesia has striking silvery foliage, soft to touch. Artemisia gives off tiny inconspicuous yellowish white colored, discoid shaped flower heads. The floral heads are without any ornamental value 1.Blooms appear in these approximate colours: Light yellow. Artemisia grows as a perennial and is an ornamental / herb. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Artemisia normally grows to a bushy habit with a max height of 2.97 feet (that's 91.44 cm metric). This plant tends to bloom in mid summer.
Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Artemisia is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.
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Mulch to prevent disease; avoid fertilizing and overwatering. Cut back by about half in midsummer after blooming.Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. The USDA Zones typically associated with Artemisia are Zone 3 and Zone 10. Planting Artemisia in loamy soil with a ph of between 6.8 and 7.7 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil - weakly alkaline soil. Keep in mind when planting that Artemisia is thought of as half hardy, so although it can survive a small mild cold snap, it is wise to ensure that this plant is protected from frost damage.
Plant in spring summer or fall, can be planted in winter in zones 9 and 10
These plants have been known to grow well alongside Artemisia so consider planting:
Aster, Blue-Eyed Grass, Purple Coneflower, Coral Bells, Hardy Geranium, Black-Eyed-Susan, Lamb’s Ear, Stonecrop, Yarrow
These plants will not grow well with Artemisia so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Artemisia plants:
Powdery Mildew, Leaf Blight, Rusts, Root Rot
Aphids, Mealybugs, Scales, Leafhoppers, Vine Weevils, Spider Mites, Slugs
Wormwood, Silver Sage, Sagebrush, Mugwort