Chamaebatiaria millefolium

Fernbush, Chamaebatiaria millefolium, Plant Select
Fernbush, Chamaebatiaria millefolium, Plant Select
Intensely aromatic lacy foliage adorned with showy white flowers in midsummer. Makes a formal mound with light pruning. Attractive winter seed heads and habit. A tough, adaptive Western native. Shrub. Read more here.

Tips from the pros: Less water promotes a more compact and upright growth pattern. Prune moderately in early winter to encourage bushier growth. Deadhead spent flowers for aesthetics. Needs no supplemental irrigation once established.
Plant Type Shrub
Height 3-5 feet
Width 3-5 feet
Flowering Season July to August
Flower Color White
Sun Sun, Part Sun
Water Needs Moderate to xeric
USDA Hardiness Zone Zones 4b-8
Soil Type Clay, loam, sandy
Deer Resistant Yes
Good for Pollination Yes
Winter Interest Yes
North American Native Yes
Year Introduced 2006
Annual Commercial Maintenance Shape/Shear 2"-6" off all branch tips every early spring into a nice round mound. This will promote a great branching structure for a nice dense shrub, while deadheading each year. Leave the short branch tips on the ground as "mulch".
5-10 Year Commercial Maintenance Follow annual maintenance.
Elevation Guide Up to 7500 ft.

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