Artemisia lactiflora seeds – (White Mugwort)

$4.30

In stock

Description

This plant has creamy white panicles of sweetly scented tiny white flowers which attract butterflies and bees. It is like a delicate giant white astilbe, which flowers from late summer into late autumn in warmer areas,on slightly curved arching stems. It won an Award of Garden Merit from the RHS in 1993.

For those of you who want a plant which will fit well into natural landscaping and perennial borders , this is a good one. Although it prefers moist soils , it tolerates drought well and the green silver backed leaves have an aromatic scent. It is easy to grow, and will tolerate part shade. It makes a good cut flower. Cut back in the autumn.

Sowing advice
These seeds are quite small so be careful when opening the seed packet.
Sow the seeds in moist seed raising mix in pots or trays. Light assists germination so dont cover the seeds , but just press them lightly into the mix. Keep at 20 deg C. keep them at cooler temperatures after germination occurs.

Additional information

Classification

Hardy Perennial

Common Name

White Mugwort

Family

Asteraceae

Maximum Height

approx 60cm with flowers

Number of seeds in packet

approx 30