Chamaebatiaria millefolium
Plants of the Southwest

Chamaebatiaria millefolium

Fernbush

Fernbush is a tall shrub to 8 ft., and just as broad, with fragrant, fern-like leaves. Columns of small white flowers in midsummer. Attracts bees. Evergreen in warm climates, deciduous in cold climates but releafs in February. Extra water helps but very drought tolerant when well established. Sow in fall or cold stratify 1-2 months and sow in spring. Do not cover the tiny seed. Zones 4-8.

    Zones, Sun & Water Needs: 45678


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