Artemisia stelleriana 'Morris Strain'

Morris Strain Dusty Miller (Wormwood)

Categories: Herbaceous Perennial

Artemisia stelleriana 'Mori's Strain', also known as 'Boughton Silver' is a superior, dense, mat-forming selection. It features uniquely shaped silver-white felted leaves with deeply divided, rounded lobes. This ground hugging artemisia forms very attractive low mounds, it grows to just 6 inches tall spreads 18 to 24in wide, giving an attractive ground-hugging carpet. 

More About Artemisia stelleriana 'Morris Strain'

  • excellent silver foliage
  • easy to grow---mat forming

The plant has a compact growth pattern that seldom needs pruning except to keep the foliage contained or remove dead and diseased stems. It can be cut back in spring or sheared during the summer if needed, new foliage will flush out quickly. In late summer the flowers on small felty stems blend in perfectly with the foliage...  the plants are deer and rabbit resistant.

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5-8 in


1-3 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Artemisia stelleriana 'Morris Strain' Characteristics


  • Ground Cover
  • Cottage Garden
  • Container
  • Mass Plant
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Small / Miniature
  • Edging
  • Specimen
  • Evergreen
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant
  • Rabbit Resistant


  • Sun Tolerant
  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Rapid

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil


  • Spreading
  • Creeping