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Artemisia filifolia (Sand Sage)

Artemisia filifolia
Sand Sage

The fragrant, threadlike leaves and stems of this airy evergreen shrub are covered with white hairs, giving it a lovely silvery cast. The pale yellow flowers are inconspicuous. Sand sage is native to the western plains and much of the Southwest, growing in rocky or sandy soils. It thrives in full sun and well-drained soils at upper elevations. In addition to making an attractive ornamental plant, Sand sage is useful in revegetation and erosion control projects. It is not recommended for low desert elevations.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 4 (-30° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Growth Rate Fast, Moderate
Height 3' - 4' (ft)
Spread 3' - 4' (ft)
Spacing 48" (in)
Characteristics Evergreen, Fragrant, Semi-Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Birds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Hedges and Screens
Tolerance Clay Soil, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

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