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Silver Mound Artemisia, Angel's Hair
Scientific Name: Artemisia schmidtiana Maxim.
Synonym:
Family: Asteraceae
Silver Mound Artemisia, Angel's Hair (Artemisia  schmidtiana)
Artemisia schmidtiana at the Flagstaff Arboretum
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 1-24,29-45
USDA: 5 - 9

Heat Tolerance: Not as heat resistant as 'Powis Castle'

Sun Exposure: Sun to part sun

Origin: Japan

Growth Habits: Herbaceous perennial, mound forming, 6 to 18 inches tall (15-45 cm), 12 to 24 inches in spread (30-60 cm); finely textured, feathery, silver leaves

Watering Needs: Little to moderate water, tolerates poor soils; prefers sandy soild, needs good drainage

Propagation: Divide clumps in spring or autumn, easy by cuttings


'Silver Mound' is more compact than the species, 'Nana' is mat forming, up to 4 inches tall (10 cm).

Cultural Practices:
Trim the plant short at the end of the growing season.

Blooming Habits:
Insignificant short spikes of pale yellow flowers in early autumn

Fruiting Habits:


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