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Powis Castle is a superb foliage plant with finely textured silver-gray foliage and an attractive mounding habit. Use this plant to accentuate ornamental grasses and other perennials with differently colored foliage. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).
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Too soon to tell, but they survived a Utah winter!
from Salt Lake City
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Comments about High Country Gardens Artemisia Powis Castle:
I ordered these three to replace three that were robbed from one of the preplanned gardens I got from BCG. They must be very tasty as right after I planted the preplanned garden last spring, some critter came and ate all three of these plants, and left the others alone!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
from Falcon, CO
I planted two artemisia during the last week of June. I normally wouldn't write a review so early, but they have grown more in six months than many other perennials I planted earlier than that. They are not fazed by high winds, heat, or cold. We have already had many days with low temps in the 0s and teens, and snow and sleet. I don't think this plant is listed as evergreen, but both of mine are still the same silvery mint green, which is nice to see in wintertime. The one that gets full sun is a bit larger than the one that gets a little bit of afternoon shade, but both are looking very healthy. The rabbits have avoided them, as well; maybe gravel mulching helps with that.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
Both plants are growing well
from Jacksonville, FL
Both plants are going and thriving well in Jacksonville's heat
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
from Pelham NH
Planted this shrub last year, this year it is getting taller & wider as stated on this product. I love this shrub, it is beautiful, it stands out with my other flowers, it's makes a statement. Plant arrived very healthy & the shipping was fast. I am very pleased with this merchant.
(3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Far Exceeded Expectations
from Colby, KS
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I don't usually write reviews, however I have become a High Country "Believer". I have ordered plants (75 - 100 individual plants) from High Country for the last two years and I have never lost one! Seriously, how often does that happen. They are fantastic, provide thorough instructions for planting and care and all my plants are beautiful. I live in a very dry area so I have gravitated toward drought tolerant plants and my gardens look beautiful. The Artemisia far exceeded my expectations, it is bigger than the size given in the description and it really hardy. Love High Country and we'll be buying more each and every year!
Handsome filler foliage with colorful annuals
from Westchester county,NY
always healthy plants
(8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
from Wilson, Idaho High Mountain Desert
I planted 3 of these and could not be happier. They are preforming very well and came back after a hard winter and a severe pruning. I have had to cut them back a little as they have grown over some of my succulents but it really makes the plants more attractive. When they say they spread 30", believe it and plan for it.
Perfect high desert plant
from Boise Idaho
I live in a high desert area and this plant is perfect.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
Amazing back drop
from Wilson, Idaho
I planted 3 of these last spring. This spring they are coming back wonderfully and an amazing back drop to my desert flowers. So highly recommend, but beware. When they say it spreads to 30", believe it!!!!!
Sunny and Dry
By Montana Girl
from SW Montana, 4380 feet altitude
I planted this last spring in morning sun and afternoon shade. It received water every 7-10 days in sandy soil, but its habit was floppy and spreading. I plan to move it this spring into full sun all day in a drier location where its shape should be more thrifty.
To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.
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