Scientific Name: Artemisia lactiflora Guizhou Group
Common Name: Guizhou white mugwort
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 1.3 - 2.0m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Upright
Form: Mounded, Oval - vertical
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Dried flower or fruit, Fall interest, Filler, Fragrance, Perennial border, Specimen plant, Summer interest, Tall background
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Dissected, Compound, Alternate, Basal, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Distinctive smell, Ovate, Dentate, Pinnately lobed, Serrate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), White, Aug-Sep
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Vigorous, clump-forming; leaves pinnately compound with lobed leaflets 4-7cm long x 3-5cm wide, dentate-serrate margins; heads numerous, small, with creamy-white disk florets only arranged in panicle-like inforescences 30-45cm long.