silver sage (Artemisia cana)

silver-grey stems with numerous narrow silvery leaves

silver sage


Common name: silver sage
Botanical name: Artemisia cana

Light: full sun
Height: 24 – 60 inches
Water: low, drought tolerant once established
Soil type: well-drained sandy to sandy-loam soils

Evergreen shrub with narrow silver-grey aromatic leaves and inconspicuous yellow flowers in fall; nice specimen plant in sunny garden or native landscape

  • thin, blue-grey leaves along several stalks
    blue-grey leaves of silver sage