Hardy perennials and small shrubs with fine grey foliage and sometimes yellow, purple or white. Situation
Because of their colouring especially in borders, but also as a herb.
Small shrubs in standard garden soil; hardy perennials require more sandy soil. In too damp a situation the foliage will not achieve its fine grey colouring.
Perennials by division, shrubs from.
lactiflora: Height to 150 cm, milky-white in early to mid autumn. Must be kept fairly moist.
ludoviciana: A spreading plant, 30-100 cm in height, with felty-green foliage. Hardy perennial.
Artemisia ‘Silver Queen’: Height 70-90 cm; a beautiful grey-leaved border plant, which can also be dried. Hardy perennial.
Artemisia stellenana: Height 30-60 cm; creeping habit, with greywhich must be shortened frequently. A small shrub.