Artemisia 'Powis Castle' Description
AVAILABLE SPRING 2020!
Artemesia Powis Castle is a drought proof sun perennial with 3+ seasons of interest. Blue-gray foliage is one of nature's sign of a plant with low water needs and Powis Castle is right at home in a dry garden. Powis Castle has lacy silvery-gray leaves that emit a fragrance when you brush up against it. Stunning in mass plantings, as a border plant or spilling over a rock wall. Resembles Silver Mound, but woodier and taller.
Rounded form compliments nicely with spiked plants and used to separate bold colors in the perennial sun garden. Great addition to the water wise garden , give it good drainage and room to spread.
Features:Deer resistant, Disease resistant, Drought tolerant, Easy care, Foliage interest, Fragrance, Heat tolerant, Pest resistant, Rabbit resistant, Season extender
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Artemisia Powis Castle
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24-36" X 24"
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Accent, Alpine and rock, Container gardening, Cottage gardening, Edging, Erosion control, Ground cover, Massing, Rock garden, Slopes, Specimen
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Soil: Well drained, neutral to alkaline (PH 7.0). Avoid overly rich soils
Light: Full sun (6 hrs of direct sun)
Water: Once established, tolerates heat and dry conditions. Infrequent watering during periods of no rain.
Fertilizing: No need to fertilize. Performs best in poor soil
Winterizing: Do not prune in fall. Wait until spring
Maintenance & pruning: Prune in spring.
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