Artemisia abrotanum ‘Leprechaun'
A compact selection of the ancient garden herb that forms a dense, symmetrical mound of whorled silver-green foliage. Plant in mass to create a low garden hedge suggestive of boxwood but heat-loving! Cut back in January to early spring when fully dormant. Tolerant of shady conditions as well as full sun.
|Plant Type||Herbaceous Perennial|
|Flower Color||Grow for foliage & texture|
|Sun||Sun, Shade, Partial Sun|
|Water Needs||moderate to low|
|USDA Hardiness Zone||Zones 4-8|
|Soil Type||Loam or sandy soil|
|Good for Pollination||No|
|North American Native||No|
|Annual Commercial Maintenance||Cut back to base/shear down to the ground every spring, then rake up.|
|5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance||Replace plants that may die out every 5-10 years.|
|Elevation Guide||Up to 8500 ft|