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Powis Castle Wormwood
Scientific Name: Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
Family: Asteraceae
Powis Castle Wormwood (Artemisia 'Powis Castle')
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 6-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Garden hybrid.

Growth Habits: Perennial, makes a mound up to 3 feet tall (90 cm), 6 feet in spread (1.8 m)

Watering Needs: Little water, well drained soil.

Propagation: Division in spring or early fall, cuttings in summer.

Probably an hybrid between Artemisia arborescens and Artemisia absinthium. The gray, aromatic foliage is a good transition among bright garden colors.

Cultural Practices:
Does well in poor to average soil, but needs good drainage.

Blooming Habits:
The Powis Castle Wormwood seldom blooms.

References:
Botanica : The Illustrated A-Z of over 10,000 Garden Plants

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