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  • Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
  • Mature Height 12 - 24 Inches
  • Mature Spread 12 - 24 Inches
  • Growing Zones 3 - 8

Groundcovers are a great solution for suppressing weeds in tough spots. Silver Mound Wormwood is a great choice for those hot, dry and rocky spots where nothing else will grow. A perfect mounded shape and downy soft foliage make this an inviting perennial to touch and smell. Wormwood is perfect in a mediterranean garden plan, in  a rock garden or as a cooling element in an Asian inspired planting.

Silver mound Wormwood is very low maintenance once established. The foliage will remain mostly evergreen in all but the coldest of the hardiness zones. Silver foliage tends to remain fresh and lively even during the hottest of summer weather and pairs well with Coneflowers, Salvias and Phlox. Deer and rabbit resistant.

Silver Mound Wormwood Care

Silver Mound Wormwood will perform the best in a sunny, dry spot. Part sun is tolerated either early in the day or late in the afternoon. Soil pH and texture is not important, although the heaviest clay soils may cause root rot in areas that have wet winters. The oils on the foliage can be a skin irritant to some people and wearing gloves or washing your hands soon after handling is recommended.

Fertilizing with a well balanced, slow release food is best applied early in the spring as new growth emerges. Pruning to keep in a mounded shape is not necessary. The only cutting back needed is in the early spring to remove any winter damaged branches. Silver Mound Wormwood is small enough to be combined in a mixed seasonal container planting. Performing as both a “filler” or “thriller” plant.

Silver Mound Wormwood Spacing

The mature height and width of Silver Mound is a compact 12-24 inches. Wormwood planted in drier spots tend to stay smaller than plants that are given supplemental water. Spacing plants at 20 inches on center will ensure quick cover when planted in large groups.

Silver Mound Wormwood Information

USDA Hardiness Zones: 3 - 8
Plant Type: Perennials
Light Exposure: Full Sun (At Least 6 Hours Of Direct Sunlight)
Mature Height: 12 - 24 Inches
Mature Spread: 12 - 24 Inches
Spacing: 12 - 24 Inches
Habit: Mounded
Flower Color(s): Green
Flower Description:
Bloom Period:
Foliage Type: Evergreen, Semi-Evergreen
Foliage Color(s): Silver
Foliage Description:
Seasonal Interest: 4 Season Interest
Watering: Average
Resists: Deer, Rabbit
Tolerates: Drought, Salt
Attracts: None
Container Role:
Uses: Borders, Containers, Edging, Groundcovers, Mass Planting, Wildlife Gardens
Features: Cut Flowers, Foliage Interest, Fragrant, Low Maintenance
Common Name: Silver Mound Wormwood
Other Name(s):

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  • If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.  
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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.