Scientific Name: Artemisia stelleriana 'Silver Brocade'
Common Name: Silver Brocade artemisia
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 3: (-40 to -34 °C)
Plant Type: Broadleaf evergreen
Mature Size: 0.1 - 0.2m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Creeping / Mat-like
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Hanging basket, Perennial border, Rock garden, Small garden/space, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Tomentose, Obovate, Ovate, Incised, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Jul-Aug
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Sep
Key ID Features:
Leaves deeply incised with many rounded lobes, pale-green with grayish downy hairs on both surfaces, most blades 4-6cm long x 4-5cm wide, petioles 2-4cm long; flower heads yellow, <1cm wide, many per flowering stalk, July-August.