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botanical name:
Artemisia alba 'Canescens'
Artemisia alba 'Canescens' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Wormwood
synonyms:  Artemisia canescens, Artemisia splendens, Artemisia vulgaris 'Canescens'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, semi-evergreen
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: silver
flower colour: yellow
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
description:
Clump forming semi-evergreen with very finely divided, , pinnatisect silver foliage, with narrow and curled lobes. Insignificant brownish-yellow flowers in late summer.

cultivation:
Very well drained soil in full sun.

propagation:
By greenwood or heeled cutting taken in early summer.

usage:
Good silver foliage plant for dry areas, giving a frothy effect.

other notes:
RHS AGM

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