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Artemisia gmelinii SunFern™ Olympia

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  • Artemisia gmelinii SunFern™ Olympia - Container
  • Artemisia gmelinii SunFern™ Olympia - Landscape

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Scientific Name: Artemisia gmelinii

Common Name: Russian Wormwood

Hardiness Zone: 4a - 9a

Hardiness Degree: -30°F (-34.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded

Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Low Maintenance

Water: Light

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 18 - 24" (46 - 61cm)

Height: 16 - 18" (41 - 46cm)

Width: 14 - 18" (36 - 46cm)

Exposure: Partial Sun, Sun

General Information: SunFern features fern-like textures that thrive in full sun making for a great accent plant in containers or groundcover in the landscape. Low maintenance, drought tolerant, and winter hardy.

Grower Information:

SunFern is a novel collection with fern-like texture that thrives in full sun – the perfect accent plant.

  • This unique herbaceous perennial works well as a companion plant in containers and in the landscape.
  • Plants are non-invasive and won’t spread.
  • Low maintenance and drought tolerant.

Dark green leaves with red stems. 


Protection Information: PP33,775

(Flowering Only License)