Artemisia 'Powis Castle'

Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’

Wormwood

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Artemisia 'Powis Castle'
  • Common name: Wormwood
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Evergreen
Flower colour:

Yellow

Foliage colour:

Silver

Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’ is a useful and handsome plant. It forms a natural upright mound of aromatic foliage, topped with small, pale yellow flowers in late summer. It’s perfect for growing in a hot sunny border or as part of a summer container display, and works well with pink and purple flowers, and ornamental grasses. The foliage can be used in dried flower arrangements.

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Grow Artemisia ‘Powis Castle’ in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. After flowering, cut back hard in autumn.

How to grow Artemisia 'Powis Castle'

  • Plant size

    60cm height

    90cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Take cuttings
Take cuttings

Do not Take cuttings in January

Do not Take cuttings in February

Do not Take cuttings in March

Do not Take cuttings in April

Do not Take cuttings in May

Do not Take cuttings in June

Do not Take cuttings in July

Do Take cuttings in August

Do Take cuttings in September

Do Take cuttings in October

Do not Take cuttings in November

Do not Take cuttings in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do Prune in September

Do Prune in October

Do Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Artemisia 'Powis Castle' and wildlife

Artemisia 'Powis Castle' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Artemisia 'Powis Castle' poisonous?

Artemisia 'Powis Castle' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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