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Krascheninnikovia lanata (Winterfat)

Krascheninnikovia lanata
Winterfat, White Sage, Winter Sage, Lamb's Tail, Ceratoides lanata, Ceratoides lanata var. ruinina, Ceratoides lanata var. subspinosa, Eurotia lanata, Eurotia lanata var. subspinosa

This small cottony-looking semi-evergreen shrub has a wide distribution across western North America, where it occurs from 2000 to 8000 feet. Its narrow leaves are covered with fine white hairs, giving the plant a woolly appearance. Male and female flowers are inconspicuous, and are produced on different plants. The female plants produce fluffy seed heads that are stunning when backlit by the sun. Plant in full sun and very well-drained soils. Prune heavily in early spring to maintain a dense form.

Plant Type Native, Shrub
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 3 (-40° F)
Flower Color Inconspicuous
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 2' - 3' (ft)
Spread 2' - 3' (ft)
Spacing 3' (ft)
Characteristics Evergreen, Showy
Attracts Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders
Tolerance Drought
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons
Image by: Wiki Commons

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