This plant produces a 12-inch-high, symmetrical mound of silver-green, silky-hairy leaves. They make this plant a nice counterpoint to very colorful plants.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsSilvermound can be used in the same way that dusty miller is used to edge beds or create a calming segue in a bed. Grows in a variety of soils.
PropagationSow seed in containers in spring or autumn. Root greenwood cuttings of side shoots in summer.
ProblemsWhite rust, downy mildew, powdery mildew, and a variety of leaf and stem fungal diseases are common.
- Genus : Artemisia
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Uses : Containers
- Moisture : Dry to Medium
- Light : Full Sun
- Maintenance : Low
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Bloom Time : Summer
- Flower Color : White