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White Sage

Botanical Name
Artemisia ludoviciana
Min Zone
3
Max Zone
8
Height
2 to 3 feet
Width
2 to 3 feet
Flowers
Summer (not effective): white
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained to dry
Planting & Care
  • Space plants 24 inches apart
  • Dig and divide yearly where aggressive
  • Avoid high fertility - results in floppy plants and rot
  • Cut back several times a season to prevent flopping
Problems
Leaf rust, rot in wet soils and high humidity
Varieties
  • Silver King - compact
  • Silver Queen - larger, less dissected leaves, 30 inches
  • Valerie Finnis - flat leaved with sharply cut leaf margins, shear by half in mid June

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