Artemisia schmidtiana

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Description

Artemisia schmidtiana is a small, evergreen shrub. With hairy silvery leaves and spike-like small yellow flower heads, commonly used for their foliage than its flowers. In combination with perennials that flowers or a great addition in a rock or herb garden.
Common Name/s :  Silvermound
Family :  Asteraceae
Origin :  Japan
Habit :   Spreads out like a groundcover with more of the shape of a dome.
Height :  Up to 25cm in height
Width :  Up to 60cm in width
Growth Rate :  Medium
Foliage :  The Artemisia schmidtiana has hairy silvery leaves.
Flowers :  Yes
Flower Description :  Tiny yellow flower heads appear in mid to late summer 
Flowers colours :  Yellow and Gold
Fruit :  Does not fruit
Position : It cannot grow in the shade, full sun position is loved by this perennial.
Common Pest And Diseases :  Not known to have any pests or diseases. This perennial is prest free.
Soil Type :  Prefers light (sandy) and medium (loamy) soils and prefers well-drained soil. Can tolerate poor and dry soils.
Care And Maintenance :  Low maintenance is required with this variety, drought-tolerant. You can propagate by seed or dividing. Divide every 2 to 3 years once established to maintain good vigor.
Available in Pot Size/s:  200mm

Additional information

Flowers colours

Yellow and Gold

Plant Type

Evergreen Shrub, Groundcover, Hedging

Position

Full Sun

Pot Size

200mm