Artemisia

Artemisia 'Powis Castle'

Photo/Illustration: 
Jennifer Benner
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Artemisia (Artemisia 'Powis Castle')
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Synonyms:  A. arborescens 'Brass band'
Genus:  Artemisia

This is a woody plant with dense clumps of silver-gray leaves. It makes a great border accent.

Care: 

'Powis Castle' grows best in dry to medium moisture, very well-drained soil in full sun. Flowers are not spectacular and are best cut off to keep the foliage at its best.

Propagation: 

Sow seed in containers in spring or autumn. Root greenwood cuttings of side shoots in summer.

Problems: 

White rust, downy mildew, powdery mildew, and a variety of leaf and stem fungal diseases are common.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Deer Resistant,
Fragrant Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Fall,
Fall,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Yellow
Uses
Beds and Borders
Style
Cottage Garden,
Herb Garden,
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Tolerance
Deer Tolerant,
Drought Tolerant
Type
Perennials

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