Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’

Botanical Name: Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’

Phonetic: Ar-teh-MEE-ZEE-uh

Common Name(s): Powis Castle Artemisia

Family: Asteraceae
Origin: Powis Castle, Wales
Plant Type: Herbaceous shrub, perennial
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Silver, grey-green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Soft
Density: Dense
Bloom Season: Inconspicuous
Flower Color(s): Inconspicuous yellow small flowers

Exposure: Full sun/part shade
USDA: 4-9
Climate Zone(s): 2-9, 14-24
Growth Rate: Medium              
Height: 2-3 Feet
Spread: 4-6 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/low
Pest/Diseases: Root rot (if over watered)
Soil: Well-drained soil, moderate-low amounts of water, do not over water

Features: Frost and drought tolerant, mixes well with lavender, good texture plant, small in size, needs to be pruned regularly to maintain shape
Uses: Perennial border, can be mixed with border plants, spilling over walls, banks, containers, rock garden, herb garden, specimen, mediterranean garden, cottage garden

Medicinal Use: Plants from the Artemisia family are known to treat internal parasites.

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