Artemisia cana
Plants of the Southwest

Artemisia cana

Silver Sage

Silver Sage is a freely branching shrub 3-5 ft. with fragrant leaves. That Artemisia fragrance is the West. Classic silver-grey foliage covered with fine hairs. Flowers are yellow but inconspicuous; borne in late summer. Found natively in the Sierra Nevada of California, throughout the Southwest, as far north as Oregon and up into Canada. Very drought tolerant. Sow in fall or spring. Zones 3-7.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 34567


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Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Shade
Part Shade
Fragrant
Very Low Water 
Very Low Water
Low Water 
Low Water
Medium Water 
Medium Water