Difference between revisions of "Artemisia californica 'Canyon Grey'"

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:* Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. ''California Native Plants for the Garden.'' Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.

Latest revision as of 17:16, 27 September 2009

Botanical Name: Artemisia californica 'Canyon Grey'
Common Name: Canyon Grey Sagebrush

Dense silvery mat of soft, aromatic foliage. Trim once a year. Excellent for erosion control or parkway plantings. Tolerates clay soils.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 2' H x 6' W
Growth Habit: Mounding- mat
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 25 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Grey-green
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Selected for use in the garden. Introduced by Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
Natural Habitat: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral below 3500'

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.