Tree Wormwood, Silver Wormwood, Giant Mugwort
Artemisia arborescens

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Artemisia (ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: arborescens (ar-bo-RES-senz) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Silver/Gray

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Arroyo Grande, California

Largo, Florida

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jul 21, 2013, Domehomedee from Arroyo Grande, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

A huge plant with silver-grey foliage. Mine is at least 6 foot wide and 4 foot tall. It sits on a dry hillside inbetween Agaves. Great for it's xeric nature, it flowers yearly.