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Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’

Wormwood

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Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.6m to 0.7m
  • Spread0.7m to 1m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourSilver yellow
  • Leaf ColourSilver grey

Description

Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’ (Wormwood). This variety has finely dissected silvery leaves. It has a mounding habit and because it will seldom flowers it remains more compact than the other species.

Characteristics

Perennial, Semi-evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

South Africa

Interest and use

Ground cover

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

The older plants will benefit from a hard cutting back in early spring.

Propagation

You can propagate by division in the spring or autumn, or by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to aphids.

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