Botanical name: Artemisia
Botanical name: Artemisia
Species of Mugworts
This is an annual or biennial herb producing a single erect green to reddish stem up to 2 metres in maximum height. It is generally hairless and unscented. The frilly leaves are up to 13 cm long and divided into thin, lance-shaped segments with long teeth. The inflorescence is a dense rod of clusters of flower heads interspersed with leaves.
They are perennial plants, which reach a size of 8 to 20 cm in height (cespitosa), slightly aromatic; branched caudices. Stems 2-5, gray-green, tomentose. Leaves in persistent basal rosettes, gray-green to white; ovate laminae, 2-4 × 0.5-1 cm, 2-3-pinnate or with ternary lobes, linear lobes to narrowly oblong, acute apices.
Artemisia stolonifera is a large genus of plants typically considered as herbs. Other types are more like shrubs and are used in gardens for their full and interesting foliage. The name derives from the Greek deity Artemis. They are frequently used for deriving essential oils.
The leaves of bigelow sage appear to be silvery-gray, but they're actually green. The apparent color of the leaves comes from tiny hairs all over them. *Artemisia bigelovii* is a woody bush of the southwestern United States. It's an important winter forage plant for livestock, and it's also a useful plant in combating soil erosion.
Mugwort is a unique plant with distinctive silver-gray foliage and aromatic leaves. This perennial herb is known for its culinary use and medicinal properties. Mugwort is a popular choice for herb gardens and its pleasant fragrance attracts bees and butterflies. Its name 'Artemisia' is derived from the Greek goddess Artemis, and 'dubia' refers to its doubtful taxonomic position. With its numerous uses and intriguing name origin, mugwort is truly a fascinating plant worth exploring.
Essential oils from austrian wormwood (Artemisia austriaca) commonly make their way into perfumes. The perennial grows in stalky clusters sporting light gray-green leaves and is popular in wreaths and other dried arrangements thanks to its color and pleasant odor.
White sagebrush 'Valerie Finnis'
White sagebrush 'Valerie Finnis' is a popular cultivar of the White sage (Artemisia ludoviciana) selected to have sharply cut silvery-gray leaves. The cultivar was named in the honor of Valerie Finnis, a British photographer and gardener. It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Tarragon 'Sativa' is a popular herb in French cuisine, known for its licorice-like flavor. The name 'Artemisia' comes from the Greek goddess Artemis, who was known for her healing powers.
The white mugwort is unique in that it's the only artemisia that has ornamental flowers. In the wild, it's found along roadsides, in shrubby thickets, and on forest slopes. An ornamental plant with exceptional features, the British Royal Horticultural Society's awarded this species with the prestigious Award of Garden Merit.
Tree wormwood (Artemisia arborescens) is a flowering evergreen perennial that is native to the Mediterranean. In late spring it produces yellow, daisy-like flowers. Tree wormwood has been cultivated for its use in essential oils and perfumes and it has earned the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
White sagebrush 'Silver Queen'
A cultivar of the White sage (Artemisia ludoviciana), white sagebrush 'Silver Queen' has finely divided, silvery-gray leaves, which are the most prominent characteristic of the plant. Obviously named after the silvery foliage, this cultivar is very popular among gardeners who prefer having a bold garden contrast.
Prairie sagewort (Artemisia frigida) is an evergreen shrub that blooms in summer with clusters of tiny, fragrant flowers, but its pollen is known to cause allergic reactions such as hay fever. Prairie sagewort is good at stabilizing the soil against erosion. It is also an important food source for jackrabbits and grouse throughout the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains.
African wormwood is a perennial herb native to South Africa. It is known for its silver-gray, feathery leaves and its strong, aromatic scent. The plant can grow up to 1 m tall and has small, yellow flowers. In the garden, african wormwood is often used as a border plant or as a groundcover due to its low-growing habit. In addition to its ornamental value, african wormwood has a number of medicinal properties and has been used traditionally. The plant is also a popular choice for attracting pollinators to the garden.
Chinese mugwort is a low-growing perennial that is often used as ground cover. This dwarf foliage plant prefers full sun, well-draining soil, and poor soil nutrition. This drought-tolerant plant is native to Japan.
Beach wormwood (Artemisia pycnocephala) is an evergreen perennial plant whose fragrant flowers attract butterflies, bees and other pollinators. It has silky gray, dense foliage. Blooms in spring and summer with fuzzy flower clusters of round yellow blossoms. Birds use the plant for nesting material. Grows in full sun with well-drained soil.
The Artemisia stelleriana can largely be found in China, Japan, Korea and Russia. It has pale-green to white leaves that give the plant a silver or whitish appearance. That's why it's also known as the hoary mugwort. This herbaceous perennial plant is harvested from the wild to flavor rice.
The sweet wormwood (Artemisia annua) is native to the warmer regions of Asia but has also been found on other continents. The plant is rather weedy in growth habit and has very fragrant foliage, which makes it memorable. It is more useful in scientific arenas than in ornamental horticulture and is being tested for various purposes.
Common wormwood (Artemisia absinthium) was the main ingredient in absinthe, a distilled, highly alcoholic beverage, BUT it's technically toxic. It can cause nervous disorders such as headaches, hallucinations, insomnia, convulsions, etc. and is therefore illegal in many countries. Common wormwood may grow like a weed on unmanaged areas, with silvery foliage and small yellow flowers in late summer.
Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) is a herb found widely across the Eurasian and North American continents. Tarragon has hints of anise in its fragrance. It is most well known as a culinary herb, especially in French cuisine. It is also used as a popular soda flavoring in eastern Asia. Curiously, the French cultivar with the strongest flavor is sterile, making it much harder to propagate than the other popular variants.
Silver mound (Artemisia schmidtiana) is a perennial plant that grows from 25 to 36 cm tall. Its silver leaves provide a nice contrast in gardens. It is a resilient plant that is resistant to wildlife. Silver mound grows best in full sun to partial sun, and makes an attractive spreading border plant.
White sagebrush (*Artemisia ludoviciana*) is a plant native to the United States. The genus name "*Artemisia*" refers to Artemis, a Greek goddess that the Romans called Diana. She was the Moon Goddess and patron deity of hunters. The species name "*ludoviciana*" refers to the state of Louisiana. This plant is also called "Mugwort" and "Cudweed."
Big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata) is one of the largest-growing sagebrush species on the planet. Big sagebrush can grow as high as 2.5 m tall. This plant's leaves give off a sharp and sweet-smelling aroma when crushed.
Artemisia sylvatica is a large genus of plants typically considered as herbs. Other types are more like shrubs and are used in gardens for their full and interesting foliage. The name derives from the Greek deity Artemis. They are frequently used for deriving essential oils.
Artemisia lancea is a large genus of plants typically considered as herbs. Other types are more like shrubs and are used in gardens for their full and interesting foliage. The name derives from the Greek deity Artemis. They are frequently used for deriving essential oils.
Artemisia rubripes is a large genus of plants typically considered as herbs. Other types are more like shrubs and are used in gardens for their full and interesting foliage. The name derives from the Greek deity Artemis. They are frequently used for deriving essential oils.
It has a strong fertility and grows naturally all over Japan. The stem rises and becomes slightly woody. The leaves are torn apart and white hair grows on the back.
Alps wormwood is found in rocky areas near edges and rivers. Collecting this plant is prohibited in Switzerland and Italy because its populations are in rapid decline. Be careful when handling alps wormwood as it may cause skin irritation.
A member of the aster or sunflower family, field wormwood is also known as field mugwort. This plant is aromatic and grows nodding flowers that do not have petals. It grows as a biennial in sunny, dry soils.
Silver mound 'Silver Mound'
Silver mound 'Silver Mound' is a captivating perennial plant that adds a touch of elegance to any garden. With its silvery-white, feathery leaves, this plant stands out from the crowd. Its compact size and low maintenance requirements make it a popular choice for borders, rock gardens, and containers. Not only does silver mound 'Silver Mound' attract beneficial insects, but its aromatic leaves can also be used in potpourri or as a natural insect repellent. Truly a versatile and fascinating plant!
Silver mound 'Nana'
Silver mound 'Nana' is a round and compact cultivar of Wormwood (Artemisia schmidtiana) selected to be slightly smaller and less invasive than the parent. Named after its dwarf-sized growth habit ('Nana' means "small, dwarf"), this cultivar has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
There is no rhizome. The stem is crowded and the height is 40 to 140 cm. The leaves on the stems alternate, and the blades are spatula-shaped wedges and are 4 to 8 cm long. The tip of the leaf has 3 mid to shallow fissures, pterygium or deep fissure, rarely all fissures and shapes vary, and the base of the leaf has a stem-like stem. Both sides of the leaf are scattered or hairless. The root leaves die off at the time of flowering. Many head flowers are attached to the conical inflorescence. The head flower is an oval or elliptical sphere with a length of 2 mm and a width of 1.5 mm. The total strip is hairless in 4 rows. The fruit will be hairless and will be oval and 0.8 mm long.
It is a perennial very vigorous plant that grows to 1.2 m. It bears small buff-colored flowers from summer to fall which are hermaphroditic and pollinated by wind. The leaves are feather shaped scalloped and light green with white dense fuzz on the underside.
Artemisia annua, also known as sweet wormwood, sweet annie, sweet sagewort, annual mugwort or annual wormwood (Chinese: 黄花蒿; pinyin: huánghuāhāo), is a common type of wormwood native to temperate Asia, but naturalized in many countries including scattered parts of North America.
Oriental wormwood (Artemisia capillaris), a member of the parsley family, is native to China, Korea, Japan, and the Philippines. This bushy perennial is grown in ornamental gardens for its silver-shaded foliage, making it a great contrast choice for borders and herb gardens. It also grows well in low-quality soil. The genus name, Artemisia, references the Greek moon goddess, Artemis.
Threetip sagebrush is an evergreen shrub found in central North America. It covers more than eight million acres of the Great Basin and the Rocky Mountains. It can spread by seed or through its shallow root systems and tolerates dry, rocky soils.
Chinese mugwort, a member of the daisy family, closely resembles its relative, the Common mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris). However, chinese mugwort has a more intense aroma, which is how the two are distinguished.It can be toxic to highly toxic if consumed, and even handling can cause skin irritation or allergy reactions.
The plant is multicaule and can be white-tomentose or almost hairless. Its stems can grow up to 60 cm tall, and it has alternate leaves that are divided with linear divisions. The lower leaves are deeply divided twice (bipinnatisect), while the upper leaves are divided deeply once (pinnatisect), trifid or whole.
Chinese mugwort (*Artemisia selengensis*) is a plant in the daisy family with a native range running from Korea to Russia. It appears to be spreading in the wild into Europe. It blooms in autumn and produces a strong, pleasant scent. Chinese mugwort stalks are common additions to some Chinese sautéed dishes.
Artemisia nova, or black sagebrush, is found mostly in North America. It is widespread in the western United States. It grows in forest and grassland habitats and is usually hard to identify. It hardly produces seeds.
Roman wormwood (Artemisia pontica) Is a woody, perennial shrub used in the production of absinthe and vermouth. It grows smaller than the more common "great absinthe" and has a milder flavor. Roman wormwood can cause severe allergic reactions in some people and can be toxic in large quantities.
California sagebrush is an evergreen perennial shrub that thrives in poor, well-draining soils. Grown for its silvery foliage, it can grow up to 91 cm tall and prefers higher, drier elevations. Flowers appear yellowish to red.
California mugwort (Artemisia douglasiana) is an aromatic shrub belonging to the Sunflower family. Another name for it is California Mugwort. Many Native American tribes used it in sacred ceremonies.
Common mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris) is an herbaceous plant often found in nitrogen-rich soils. The plant's scent is reportedly a mild insect repellant. Common mugwort is used as an offering in Nepalese temples. Tradition holds that it has cleansing properties, so believers also use it to sweep their floors to give them both a spiritual and physical cleaning.
Artemisia argentea is a large genus of plants typically considered as herbs. Other types are more like shrubs and are used in gardens for their full and interesting foliage. The name derives from the Greek deity Artemis. They are frequently used for deriving essential oils.