Western Mugwort 

 

 

 

 

Artemisia ludoviciana


Asteraceae

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Form: shrub
Seasonality: perennial
Size: 2 - 3.5 ft tall, 2 ft wide

Leaves; silver-white 2 inch leaves, upper leaves narrow, lower leaves have 3 - 5 lobes, aromatic
Flowers: Insignificant
Fruit: seed
Stems: Slender spreading branches

Range/Origin: Desert Southwest U.S.
Hardiness: Sunset Zones 1 - 24

Comments: Low litter, No thorns

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

        Exposure: Full sun

        Water: Low to moderate

        Soil: Sandy, well drained soils

        Propagation: seed; cuttings

        Maintenance: Minimal, cut to ground in the winter to encourage new growth

 

 

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