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Artemisia laciniata

Wormwood

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Growth HabitSemi-trailing
  • Flower ColourGreen-yellow
  • Leaf ColourGrey silver

Description

Artemisia laciniata (Wormwood). This wild flowering species is a low growing perennial. The leaves are 2-3 pinnate, the stems are hairy and purplish, and the flowers are produced in yellow blooms in late summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous or Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

Europe to E. Asia

Interest and use

Grown for the fern-like, silvery foliage that is sometimes aromatic. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHeavy, Well drained, Light, Medium
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.0
  • WaterDry

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy and will prefer an open sunny, well drained site. Trim lightly in 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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