Artemisia schmidtiana Silver Mound (Wormwood)

Yellow-white ball-like blooms on silver lacy, scalloped leaves. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1 ft tall x 2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant
Drought tolerant
Attracts butterflies
Groundcover
Moderate salt tolerance

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Zone Zone 3
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture

Bright rosy-purple flower clusters on strong stems in upright, compact clumps of glossy green foliage.

Blooms from mid to late summer
1.5-2 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Fragrant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant

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Smooth-margined, narrow, glossy dark green foliage retains it colour into the fall but may have a bronze tinge in winter. Inconspicuous blooms. Slow growth rate. Ideal for topiary. Dense upright conical habit.

Blooms early spring
3-5′ tall x 2-3′ spread
Evergreen
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance
Fragrant insignificant flowers

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Tubular, two-lipped lilac-to-white flowers on leafy stems rise above the foliage all summer. The gray-green foliage forms a dense spreading mat, and very fragrant when crushed.

Blooms early to late summer 
12-18″ tall x 12-24″ spread
Deer resistant
Attracts butterflies
Drought tolerant
Fragrant

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This evergreen, clump-forming, fragrant perennial features green foliage and rich lavender purple flower spikes. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-1.5 ft tall x 1 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Fragrant

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Spikes of rich, violet-blue flowers grow on luminous, dark purple stems in round clumps, along with deep green aromatic foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms early summer
1-2 ft tall x 1-2 ft spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds
Drought tolerant
Deer and rabbit resistant
Salt tolerant
Fragrant

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This mat-forming perennial features small fragrant green leaves topped in summer with clusters of tiny white flowers. Its tolerance to foot traffic means it can be planted on walkways between stone without worry. Fast growth rate.

Blooms midsummer
2 in tall x 12 in spread
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer and rabbit resistant
Attracts pollinators
Tolerant to drought
Groundcover
Fragrant

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Bright purplish-pink, ball-shaped flower clusters are produced on thin leafless stalks held high above tight mounds of green grassy evergreen foliage.

Blooms from mid-spring to early summer
0.5-1 ft high x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Deer tolerant
Attracts bees and butterflies
Drought tolerant
High salt tolerance

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Luminous silver, scalloped leaves form a spreading mat of foliage. Fast growth rate.

Blooms early to mid summer
0.5-1 ft tall x 1-2 ft wide
HARDY to -40°F (-40°C)
Fragrant
Groundcover
Attracts butterflies
Deer and rabbit resistant
Drought tolerant
Moderate salt tolerance

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