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Sandhill Sage, Sandhill Wormwood
Scientific Name: Artemisia pycnocephala DC.
Family: Asteraceae
Sandhill Sage, Sandhill Wormwood (Artemisia  pycnocephala)
Sandhill Sage 'David's Choice'
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 3-24
USDA: 8-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade

Origin: Beaches of Northern California

Growth Habits: Perennial, up to 12 inches tall (30 cm), 3 feet spread (90 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water, well drained soil.

Propagation: Division in spring or early fall, cuttings in summer, seeds

The gray, aromatic foliage is a good transition among bright garden colors.
The species name "pycnocephala" comes from the greek for "with dense head".

Cultural Practices:
Replace every other year. Does well in poor to average soil, but needs good drainage.

Blooming Habits:
Small yellow flowers.

Fruiting Habits:

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