Leprechaun Southernwood

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
Height 24-36 inches
Width 24-30 inches
Flowering Season N/A
Flower Color Grow for foliage & texture
Sun Sun, Shade, Partial Sun
Water Needs moderate to low
USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8
Soil Type Loam or sandy soil
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination No
Winter Interest No
North American Native No
Year Introduced 2020
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 5200 ft