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Chamaebatiaria millefolium

Common name fern bush; desert sweet
Family rosaceae
Life cycle perennial/shrub (Z4-6)
Flowers white (summer)
Size to 6'
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes drought-tolerant once established

Shrubby plant from western North America with aromatic, lacy foliage. The showy white flowers arrive in summer, followed by attractive seed heads.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '10 trade. Chaffy mix to baggy 35F (a few seeds G, 4-8w) - 70F (no further G)

Seeds are elongated tan particles.

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