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Native Wormwood, White Sage
Scientific Name: Artemisia ludoviciana Nutt.
Synonym: Artemisia purshiana
Family: Asteraceae
Native Wormwood, White Sage (Artemisia ludoviciana)
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Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 4-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Western USA, western Mexico

Growth Habits: Upright perennial subshrub, up to 4 feet tall (1.2 m), 2 feet spread (60 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water, well drained soil.

Propagation: Division in spring or early fall, cuttings in summer, seeds, send stolons

The gray, aromatic foliage is a good transition among bright garden colors.

Cultural Practices:
The Artemisia ludoviciana can be invasive. It does well in poor to average soil, but needs good drainage. It is better to cut in back in spring to keep young foliage coming.

Blooming Habits:
This wormwood has bell-shaped grayish white flowerheads in summer.

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