Cotula hispida (Silver cotula) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years. Ideal for rockeries and gravel gardens.
Size: 3" tall foliage.
Grow in sun or part shade, drought tolerant but can handle more water.
Requires good drainage. This is a surprisingly easy to grow form that looks amazing in the alpine rock garden, crevice, wall or containers in a sunny position. Hardy to 0F. The species within this genus can vary extensively in their habit, leaf division, involucre, receptacle and achenes. Growing 1 foot high and just as wide, this airy plant is perfect for rock gardens or in front of taller plants. Cotula Silver Mound grows an inch tall and spreads a few inches a season. Cotula Silver Mound blooms in mid-Spring. Silver throngs of foliage with yellow flowers. Artemisia 'Silver Mound' from www.gardensplendor.com grows into soft, silky cushion-like mounds of beautiful silvery foliage. Cotula hispida (Silver cotula) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years. Silver Mound Archeological District was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2006. Silver foliage shrubs and perennials such as the sunloving lavandula angustifolia, brachyglottis Sunshine and helichrysum italicum provide soft, silver mounds of foliage. Certainly one of the most popular of foliage perennials, this forms a low cushion of ferny, silvery-grey leaves. Between paving stones, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Gravel, Low Maintenance, Rock.
Plant in free-draining soil in a sunny position. With full sun and regular water yellow button-like flowers will cover the soft silver-gray foliage through spring and summer. It includes plants known generally as water buttons or buttonweeds. Deadheading will further extend its bloom time. Artemisia Silver Mound is one of the most popular silver foliage plants. On the dry side. Soft fern like silvery foliage. Cultivation.
Brass Buttons is drought tolerant, but can tolerate more frequent irrigation if there is good drainage. Artemisia are prized for their silver leaves and excellent texture. Sun: Full to Part Sun. Water: Drought Tolerant. Good alpine, rock garden, border or small container plant.
Evergreen perennial. Delicate and soft silver-green foliage grows low and wide, resembling artemisia. Description. Best grown in a well-drained rock garden, gravel scree, or trough container. A cute and unusual little alpine plant, this forms a low cushion of ferny silver-grey leaves, resembling Silver Mound Artemisia. Characteristics: Temperature: Hardy to 15F. Cosmopolitan.
Another common name used to refer to plants in this genus is "wormwood."
The soft almost felty silver foliage is the attraction for this Brass Buttons.
Suggested uses. The species within this genus can vary extensively in their habit, leaf division, involucre, receptacle and achenes.This makes it difficult to define them by comparing their morphology.The genus can only be defined by looking at the corollas of their flowers. The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Thanks to David Mason and Susie Grimm of Hedgerows Nursery for sharing it with us.
Cotula is a genus of flowering plant in the sunflower family. Cultivation. Footnotes Genus: Cotula; L. Tribe: Anthemideae Family: Asteraceae Kingdom: Plantae Suggested uses. Qty: EMAIL ME when back in stock. In late spring taller wiry stems appear, bearing yellow button flowers for several weeks. Perennial: Evergreen groundcover. Cotula Silver Mound is Winter hardy to the low teens.