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Artemesia lactiflora 'Guizhou'

BLACK STEMMED WORMWOOD

Buy Black-Stemmed Wormwood online. Black Stemmed wormwood has distinctive, blackish-green, and aromatic foliage on mahogany stems. Graceful tapering panicles of creamy white flower heads in late summer. A great rugged sun perennial for dry sites. Grows to 4 feet tall. Hardy to zone 3.

Height:

3-4 Feet

Spread:

2-3 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

3-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Cultural Information*
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
  • Leaf Spot - High Resistance
  • Root Rot - High Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • Yellow
Growth Rate*
  • Medium
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Gray
  • Silver
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Silver
  • Gray
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Silver
  • Gray
Leaf Color Winter*
  • Gray
  • Silver
Leaf Type*
  • Semi-Evergreen
  • Fragrant
Nature Assets*
  • Deer Resistant
Plant Type*
  • Perennial
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Summer Planting
  • Spring Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Average
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Low Water Use
  • Moist
Propagation Methods*
  • Seed
  • Cuttings or Divisions
Season of Interest*
  • Summer
  • Year-Round
  • Fall Flowering
  • Fall
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Summer Flowering
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Early Spring
  • Spring
  • Winter
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Understory Planting
  • Under Power Lines
  • Mass Planting
  • Landscape Specimen
  • Rock Gardens
  • Border Plant
  • Near Water Gardens or Ponds
  • Accent Plant
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Artemesia is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Excellent choice for rock garden plantings and containers!