Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
|Same plant, newly planted in June |
Silvery mound of frilly foliage. Hopefully it will prove longer-lived than the even fluffier variety that's actually named Silver Mound, which peters out after one or two years in our garden. So far, it's in its second year. It looked decidedly dead through early spring, with budless uncomely stalks. Happily, it leafed out in May, and quickly grew into its lusciously feathery form. I'll have to remember not to plant any small rock garden specimens too close in spring - it's easy to forget how big around it gets.
In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: houston back yard
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|Caleb M.||Jan 21, 2009||Rob - Your 'Powis Castle' artemisia look diminutive next to those that grow here in southeastern Missouri (I know - your's are still new). They get huge - up to six feet across, although not more than four feet high. They look dreadful in the winter but you can whack them way down in spring, rather like a buddleia. I had a pleasant occurence with these artemisias last summer - a very dark morning glory trailed across and through one of my biggest plants. The combination of silky purple morning glory on a setting of silver artemisia filigree was stupendous!|
Cool contrast - thanks for sharing!
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