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Artemisia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound'

White Sage

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Soft, feathery foliage and forms a compact, silky, cushion-like mound. It has many applications in the garden including: edging, rock gardens, pots, or a filler plant for hot, dry areas. It has long been one of the most popular silver foliage plants.


8-10 In


10-15 In

Hardiness Zone:

3 - 7

White Sage Growing and Maintenance Tips

An excellent choice for hot, dry sites, Artemisia should be grown in very well-drained soil and full sun. To avoid "melting out", it should be grown in poor soil and trimmed back in late spring to rejuvinate the foliage.

Artemisia schmidtiana 'Silver Mound' Characteristics


  • Fragrant
  • Border
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Container
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Edging

Critter Resistance

  • Rabbit Resistant
  • Deer Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Summer