Scientific Name: Artemisia ludoviciana 'Valerie Finnis' Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Common Name:Valerie Finnis artemisia Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Open, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 1.0 - 1.5m
Origin: U.S. - southwest, Mexico Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Tomentose, Distinctive smell, Lanceolate, Incised, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), Yellow, Jun- Jul
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Perennial border, Rock garden, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves alternate, to 8 cm long, many are toothed towards the apex, covered with dense white short hairs (feels powdery); heads small with yellow disk florets only.