Scientific Name: Artemisia schmidtiana Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal, Creeping / Mat-like
Common Name:silvermound, wormwood, silver mound Texture:Fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China Hardiness Zone:Zone 3: (-40 to -34 C)
Leaves: Compound, Dissected, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Bipinnate, Linear, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Panicle-like), Yellow, Jun
Fruit: Achene, Brown, Jul
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Bedding plant, Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Rock garden, Sheared hedge, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Forms a dense silvery mound a foot (30 cm) high; leaves finely cut; flower heads of only yellow disk florets, many per stem, each about 5 mm wide.