Artemisia californica 'Montara'
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Botanical Name: Artemisia californica 'Montara'
Common Name: Montara Sagebrush
- A lovely mounding sagebrush. Great for texture and fragrance in a drought-tolerant garden. Smells like California. Reseeds readily. Tolerates heavy soil.
- Plant Family: Asteraceae
- Plant Type: Shrub
- Height by Width: 2' H x 6' W
- Growth Habit: Mounding, with wand-like branches
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full sun
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
- Cold Hardy to:
- Flower Season: Summer/Fall
- Flower Color: Grey-green
- Endangered?: Not Listed
- Distribution: Selected for the garden
- Natural Habitat: Dry, rocky or sandy places in coastal sage scrub and chaparral
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.