Fringed Sagebrush, Fringed Sagewort, Pasture Sage, Prairie Sage

Artemisia frigida

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Artemisia (ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: frigida (FRIH-jih-duh) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Shiny/Glossy

Succulent

Foliage Color:

Bronze

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

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)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Other details:

May be a noxious weed or invasive

Soil pH requirements:

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

8.6 to 9.0 (strongly alkaline)

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Anchorage, Alaska

Wolf Point, Montana

Roswell, New Mexico

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Green River, Utah

South Jordan, Utah

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Gardeners' Notes:

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On Nov 30, 2006, frostweed from Josephine, Arlington, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Fringed Sagewort, Pasture Sage, Prairie Sage Artemisia frigida is native to Texas and other States.

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On Aug 29, 2004, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Fringed wormwood is native to the northern Rockies and Great Plains. It has very fine foliage and looks good in rock gardens even in winter. Its slightly curved, 18-inch tall flower stalks rise from a low mat of leaves. The stalks are attractive dried for wreaths and arrangements.

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