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Proven Accents® Silver Bullet® Wormwood

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  • Light Requirement is Full Sun
  • Height 6-10 Inches
  • Width 12-30 Inches
  • Use as a filler when using in containers
  • Silver foliage is a wonderful complement to any plant!

Finally! Here is the foliage plant that will complement just about every plant you want to companion it with. Artemisia is a deeply lobed, silvery leaf foliage plant that is so versatile that you will want to incorporate it into your container, landscape, cottage or border gardens year after year. Native to North America, specifically the Aleutian Islands, and all over Asia, this cool climate annual thrives in Zones 5a to 9b.

Artemisia thrives in full sun and is also heat and drought tolerant. Woodland edge gardeners, rabbits and deer won’t bother artemisia so plant it in confidence. Its ease of maintenance will win you over if the multiple ways to use it in your gardens does not. Nicknamed beach wormwood, dusty miller and old woman, it is the ages old go-to for accenting your garden annuals and perennials.

Proven Accents Silver Bullet Wormwood Care

This foliar falls in the easy to maintain category and its tolerance for all soil types is incredible. Alkaline soil? No problem. Acid or neutral soil? No problem! You can see why it accompanies so many other plants and adapts to their soil requirements. It requires very little intervention for watering and only medium attention with fertilization. In fact, once paired with other annuals and perennials, it will adapt to its surrounding conditions requiring no special attention for itself.

Deadheading is not necessary. Light pruning or pinching back will keep artemisia within its bounds should it really enjoy where it is located. It makes a great filler in container plants, a low spreading foreground or accent in your landscape or cottage gardens, or a silvery edging to your border plantings.

Proven Accents Silver Bullet Wormwood Spacing

Topping out at 6 to 10 inches tall and spreading 12 to 30 inches wide, Proven Accents Silver Bullet will also trail up to 24 inches making it an ideal foundation to your container planting as a spiller. Give it 10 to 14 inches of space between plants when first established and you will enjoy all season long complimentary color.

Proven Accents® Silver Bullet® Wormwood Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9
Flower Color(s): White
Bloom Period: Grown for Foliage
Foliage Color(s) Silver
Light Exposure: Full Sun
Height Class: Medium
Height: 6-10 Inches
Spread: 12-30 Inches
Spacing: 10-14 Inches
Habit: Mounded
Watering: Low
Drought Tolerant: Yes
Resists: Deer, Rabbits
Container Role: Filler
Use Types: Border Plant, Combinations, Container, Groundcover, Landscape
Features: Low Maintenance, Foliage Interest, Deadheading Not Necessary
Maintenance: Easy
Scientific Name: Artemisia stelleriana 'Silver Bullet'
Common Name: Proven Accents® Silver Bullet® Wormwood
Other Name(s): Beach Wormwood, Dusty Miller
Plant Type: Annual
Brand: Proven Winners

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Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.

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We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.

The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.

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  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
    • We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location

Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.

It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.