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<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Artemisia douglasiana'' 'Silver Surfer'<br>
 
<h3>'''Botanical Name:''' ''Artemisia douglasiana'' 'Silver Surfer'<br>
 
'''Common Name:''' Sandhill Sagebrush selection</h3>
 
'''Common Name:''' Sandhill Sagebrush selection</h3>
Velvety soft leaves and fine texture make this a good choice for borders where its grey foliage provides contrast. Does best on coast. Tolerant of drought but not inland heat. Needs good drainage.<br>
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:Pretty felted grey foliage is aromatic. Good for an herb garden. This plant spreads by underground roots to form colonies. More compact habit than the species. Needs some summer water. Deer resistant.
  
 
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'''Plant Family:''' Asteraceae
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:'''Plant Family:''' Asteraceae
  
'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
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:'''Plant Type:''' Perennial
  
'''Height by Width:''' 2' H x 2' W
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:'''Height by Width:''' 2' H x spreading
  
'''Growth Habit:''' Low and mounding
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:'''Growth Habit:''' Forms colonies
  
'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
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:'''Deciduous/Evergreen:''' Evergreen
  
'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
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:'''Growth Rate:''' Fast
  
'''Sun Exposure:''' Full to partial sun
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:'''Sun Exposure:''' Full sun to full shade
  
'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
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:'''Soil Preference:''' Well-draining
  
'''Water Requirements:''' Moderate to regular
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:'''Water Requirements:''' Moderate to regular
  
'''Cold Hardy to:''' Frost tender
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:'''Cold Hardy to:'''  
  
'''Flower Season:''' Spring/Summer
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:'''Flower Season:''' Summer
  
'''Flower Color:''' Yellow
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:'''Flower Color:''' Grey-green
  
'''Endangered?''' Not Listed
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:'''Endangered?:'''  
  
'''Distribution:''' Selected for the garden
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:'''Distribution:''' Selected for the garden. Believed to be an Artemisia douglasiana hybrid.
  
'''Natural Habitat:''' Sand dunes
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:'''Natural Habitat:''' Selected for the garden
  
'''Hummingbirds:''' FALSE<br>
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[[Image:songbird_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:butterfly_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:clay_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:fragrant_iconA.jpg]] [[Image:slope_iconA.jpg]]
'''Birds:''' TRUE<br>
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'''Under Oaks:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Butterflies:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Clay:''' FALSE<br>
 
'''Aromatic:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Slope/Erosion:''' TRUE<br>
 
'''Container:''' TRUE<br>
 
  
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:'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
  
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'''Care and Maintenance'''<br>
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:'''History'''<br>
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'''History'''<br>
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:'''Other Names'''<br>
  
'''Other Names'''<br>
 
  
'''Links'''<br>
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:'''Links'''<br>

Revision as of 05:41, 7 April 2009

Botanical Name: Artemisia douglasiana 'Silver Surfer'
Common Name: Sandhill Sagebrush selection

Pretty felted grey foliage is aromatic. Good for an herb garden. This plant spreads by underground roots to form colonies. More compact habit than the species. Needs some summer water. Deer resistant.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x spreading
Growth Habit: Forms colonies
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to full shade
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Grey-green
Endangered?:
Distribution: Selected for the garden. Believed to be an Artemisia douglasiana hybrid.
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

Songbird iconA.jpg Butterfly iconA.jpg Clay iconA.jpg Fragrant iconA.jpg Slope iconA.jpg


Care and Maintenance


History


Other Names


Links