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Old Woman, Dusty Miller, Beach Wormwood
Scientific Name: Artemisia stelleriana Bess.
Family: Asteraceae
Old Woman, Dusty Miller, Beach Wormwood (Artemisia stelleriana)
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Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. Illustrated flora of the northern states and Canada. Vol. 3: 20. Courtesy of Kentucky Native Plant Society. Scanned by Omnitek Inc.
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: All zones
USDA: 3-9

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part sun

Origin: Japan, Kamchatka, also Northern America (where it might have been introduced)

Growth Habits: Perennial, wild form up to 2 feet tall (60 cm), some cultivars stay less than 6 inches tall (15 cm); white felt-like leaves

Watering Needs: Little water

Propagation: Seeds, cuttings in late summer

Occasionally misspelled as 'Artemisia stellerana'.

Blooming Habits:
The Artemisia stelleriana has insignificant yellow flowers in late summer.

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