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Other common names
western mugwort 'Valerie Finnis'
Artemisia douglasiana 'Valerie Finnis' Artemisia latiloba 'Valerie Finnis'
Artemisia 'Valerie Finnis'
Artemisia can be shrubs, perennials or annuals, evergreen or deciduous, with usually grey, aromatic, often divided foliage and rather insignificant flower-heads
'Valerie Finnis' is an herbaceous perennial to 60cm, forming clumps of lance-shaped, usually coarsely toothed leaves, vividly white when young. Small, yellowish flowerheads are insignificant
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
Exposure Exposed or Sheltered
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun; can die back in heavy, poorly-drained soil
Propagate by division in autumn or spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Gravel Garden Mediterranean Climate Plants Prairie Planting
Pruning Cut back to base of plant in autumn
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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