Artemisia douglasiana

Artemisia douglasiana




  • Perennial with an aromatic sage-like odor from the leaves
  • Happiest in light shade or full sun
  • Grows tall and lush in wetter richer soils 3 to 5 feet tall
  • Diminishes the ill effects of poison oak and stinging nettles if you rub the leaf oils on the skin as soon as possible
  • Birds eat the seeds and use the silvery leaves as cover
  • Deer resistant
  • Found in all sections

Chabot RP, Martinez, Mt. Diablo North, Orinda, Redwood RP, Tilden RP


1 gallon, 4 inch, Dee

bloom season Aug
pollinators Birds
pollinators Butterflies
habitat Coastal scrub
flower color Cream
sun Full Sun
soil Good
water High
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
water Low
bloom season May
water Mod
soil Moderate
bloom season Oct
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
habitat Riparian
bloom season Sep
soil Wetland
habitat Wetland
dormancy winter

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