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Artemisia absinthium - 'Lambrook Silver' (Mugwort, Artemisia)

Type Herbaceous flower, Deciduous, Ground cover, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush, Architectural Form
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours Yellow Flowers (Summer), Silver Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Artemisia absinthium - Cultivation Notes

Prefers full sun and shelter, flourishing in dry fertile soils. This shrub is fast growing and requires cutting back in autumn to keep compact habit 60cm wide x 90cm

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Artemisia absinthium:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Scented blossom
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils

Design & Plant Use for Artemisia absinthium:

  • Summer flowering herbaceous plant suitable for border planting
  • Low growing ground cover planting on dry chalky soils
  • Ideal for informal cottage garden style planting

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View other ground cover plants with yellow flowers, or ground cover plants with silver foliage

Common Missspellings: Artimisia, Artymisea, Artimysea, Artmisea

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