Artemisia ludoviciana 'Silver Queen'

western mugwort

2 litre pot
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Straight uprights stems of narrow silver foliage that look like white-felt in summer sun - a foil for dark penstemons or bright-pink wands of Dianthus carthusianorum

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: well-drained, fertile soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering Period: August to September
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    Artemesias are prized for their fine, almost silver, aromatic foliage rather than for their flowers, which are dull and insignificant. This one is semi-evergreen and has slender, silvery-white leaves, that turn greener as they age and tiny, brownish-yellow, mimosa-like flowers in August and September. It is an ideal groundcover plant for a sunny, well-drained Mediterranean border or gravel garden. Drought tolerant once established, it's an excellent foil for white or brightly coloured flowers. Give it space to spread out.

  • Garden care: Cut back stems back to ground-level in autumn and apply a generous mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around base of the plant.

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grew bigger than I expected

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  • Attractive
  • Hardy

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    I used this as part of a bed plan based on a Sissinghurst planting

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