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Artemisia stelleriana is an Asian and North American species of plants in the sunflower family. It is native to China (Heixiazi Island in Heilongjiang Province), Japan, Korea, Russian Far East (Sakhalin, Kuril Islands, Yakutia, Kamchatka Peninsula), and the Aleutian Islands in the United States.[1][2][3] The species is widely cultivated as an ornamental and naturalized in scattered locations in North America, primarily on coastal dunes and other sandy locations, as well as in Scandinavia.[4][5][6] Common names include hoary mugwort,[7] Dusty Miller, beach wormwood,[8][9] and oldwoman.[1]




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Artemisia stelleriana is an herbaceous perennial dicot in the sunflower family. It is native to Asia (China, Japan and Korea), far eastern Russia, western Canada, and Alaska's Aleutian Islands in the United States. This plant is slightly aromatic and noted for its deeply toothed, fuzzy, silver-gray foliage that remains in leaf year round. It provides interesting color and textural contrast in a garden or can soften the transition between other bold garden colors. In North America this species is well established along the Atlantic coast, is widely cultivated as an ornamental, and has naturalized on dunes and other sandy coastal areas. It thrives in hot, dry conditions, tolerates salt spray, and does well in sunny well-drained soil. Beach wormwood is a common plant in coastal southern gardens. Its creeping growth habit via rhizomes makes it suitable as an edging plant or ground cover in dry areas. It does not tolerate wet soils or shade.


Most garden varieties of artemisia are herbaceous perennials grown for their ornamental foliage and aromatic qualities. This tough plant needs little care once established, and is tolerant of heat, drought and poor soils.


Mild skin irritation can occur on contact with artemisia foliage. Wash affected area with soap and water. Most varieties of artemisia are safe for pets, with the exception of French tarragon (A. dracunculus), which is toxic to dogs and cats. Wormwood (A. absinthium) is a primary ingredient of absinthe liqueur and vermouth. It contains the chemical thujone, which can be toxic in higher quantities.


When given the right growing conditions, artemisia experiences few insect or disease problems. Problems such as mildew, rust, and root rot may occur with overwatering, poor air circulation, high humidity, or damp conditions. Pests may include aphids, mites, scale, or leaf beetles. The strong scent of artemisia repels many garden pests.


Artemisia stelleriana 'Silver Brocade' has attractive, white-frosted, deeply lobed gray-green leaves that resemble those of the annual Dusty Miller. Perennial Artemisia 'Silver Brocade' has inconspicuous blooms and is grown for its evergreen foliage.


Artemisia stelleriana 'Silver Brocade' plants prefer full sun and very well-drained, loose or gritty soil for best performance. Also referred to as Wormwood, Artemisia is great for rock gardens and the front of a border. Tolerant of coastal conditions.


Artemisia stelleriana is native to China, Japan, Korea, and Russia. The species is widely cultivated as an ornamental and naturalized in scattered locations, primarily on coastal dunes and other sandy locations. Common names include hoary mugwort, Dusty Miller, beach wormwood, and oldwoman. There are numerous cultivars, but this is the plain old species. Lovely soft silvery foliage giving a wilder look than other small Artemisia.


Artemisia stelleriana is commonly known as Beach wormwood/Dusty miller and locally Lavender in the Indian continent but it is not true Lavender. It is one of the most beautiful evergreens, shining, silvery leaf plants which act as a unique specimen to your garden. It loves full sunlight and requires very less water it acts as semi xerophytic plant. The small yellow inconspicuous flower will come after mid-summer. It shows slow growth in winter & shade areas. The more sunlight it gets the more silvery leaf. Do not give overwatering, as 3-4inch soil dry in the pot, then apply water.


There are about 19 other Artemisias used in different ways around the world. They include, besides the two already mentioned: Artemisia abrotanum, Artemisia afra, Artemisia annua, Artemisia asiatica, Artemisia dracunculus, Artemisia dracunculus sativa, Artemisia frigida, Artemisia genipi, Artemisia glacialis, Artemisia japonica, Artemisia judaica, Artemisia ludoviciana, Artemisia maritima, Artemisia pallens, Artemisia princeps, Artemisia stelleriana, and Artemisia umbelliforme.


The lacy, silver-gray leaves of artemisia provide cool contrast for bolder blooming perennials. Super easy to grow, artemisia thrives in sunny spots with poor soil conditions and has almost no insect or disease problems. These rabbit- and deer-resistant plants also look great in fresh or dried flower arrangements. Artemisia thrives in pots and planters, too!Artemisia Questions?Email us your questions and one of our perennial gardening experts will get back to you.


Plant artemisia where it will receive at least 6 to 8 hours of direct sun a day. This hardy plant does just fine in poor soil, but prefers not to grow where the ground is constantly wet. Offer it a little slow-release fertilizer in the spring and then leave it alone. If you want to keep the plants from spreading through your garden, clip away the flower heads before they set seed.Artemisia is not intended for human or animal consumption.


The present study aims to report the proximate and mineral composition, phenolic contents, and antioxidant potential of Artemisia stelleriana leaves. The leaf extracts were prepared using various solvents like distilled water, methanol, ethanol, and acetone and analyzed for their phenolic and flavonoid contents and antioxidant activity. The methanolic extracts showed the highest total phenolic and flavonoid contents (10.09 0.24 mg GAE/g and 225.04 0.38 mg QE/ g, respectively). The methanolic extracts showed significantly higher 1,1-Diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl radical scavenging assay (DPPH-RSA), Reducing power assay, and total antioxidant capacity compared to distilled water, ethanol, and acetone extracts. Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectroscopy revealed that the methanolic extracts of leaves to be a good source of bioactive compounds like 2,4-di-tert-butylphenol (2,4-DTBP), neophytadiene, octacosane, and eucalyptol. 041b061a72


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