Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
wormwood 'Powis Castle'
An evergreen dwarf shrub of low, rounded habit, with finely divided, silvery leaves and, in late summer, insignificant dull yellow flower-heads in narrow panicles
Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height5–10 years
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or West–facing or East–facing
ExposureExposed or Sheltered
- Native to the UK
Artemisia can be shrubs, perennials or annuals, evergreen or deciduous, with usually grey, aromatic, often divided foliage and rather insignificant flower-heads
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in fertile well-drained soil in sun.
Propagate by semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Gravel garden
- Cottage and informal garden
- Low Maintenance
- Flower borders and beds
Pruning Group 7 Cut back to the lowest, new shoots near the base in mid to late spring
May be susceptible to aphids and gall midge
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