mountain big sage (Artemisia tridentata v. vaseyana)

silvery grey narrow leaves on many branches of sagebrush

mountain big sage


Common name: mountain big sage
Botanical name: Artemisia tridentata v. vaseyana

Light: Full sun
Height: 3 – 4 feet
Water: moderate to low; very drought tolerant once established but young plants like some water
Soil type: well-drained sandy to moderate loam

Evergreen shrub with silvery-grey aromatic leaves and inconspicuous yellow flowers in late fall; thrives with moderate moisture but tolerates drought; deer resistant

  • mountain big sage plant in a free-standing wood flower bed
    mountain big sage in a garden