Artemisia 'Valerie Finnis'

Artemisia ludoviciana 'Valerie Finnis'

Artemisia 'Valerie Finnis' - Artemisia ludoviciana  'Valerie Finnis'

Common Name: Artemisia 'Valerie Finnis'
Genus: Artemisia
Species: ludoviciana
Cultivar: 'Valerie Finnis'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Has interesting foliage, Has fragrant flowers/foliage

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.60 m (60 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 0.60 m (60 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: Brown, Yellow
Foliage Colour: Grey/SilverFlowering Period: August & September

Soil Type: Normal/Loam or Sandy/Light
Soil Moisture: Dry, well drained

Artemisias are prized for their light almost silver aromatic foliage rather than for their flowers which are dull yellowy-brown and insignificant. This cultivar has long pointed notched leaves and forms an upright natural mound. Once established it can also cope with drought. It makes a great edging plant for a sunny border or as part of a Mediterranean scheme with pinks and purples (seen above planted with an Achillea). The aromatic foliage can also be used in dried flower arrangements

  • Garden care: Cut back stems back to ground-level in autumn and apply a generous mulch of well-rotted garden compost or manure around the base of the plant.



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