} Black Sagebrush Seeds ,EVERGREEN Foliage SHRUB

Black Sagebrush Seeds ,EVERGREEN Foliage SHRUB

$ 2.95
SKU P27012S
Black Sagebrush
Artemisia nova
Uses:Ā Medicinal/Aromatic Duration:Ā PerennialĀ (hardy in zones 3-5)
When to Sow:Ā Spring/Late Summer/Early Fall Ease of Germination:Ā Moderate
The black sagebrush is one of the most common shrubs of the United States. The low grey-green shrub is found from California to New Mexico north to Montana. The Shoshoni of Nevada used the leaves for coughs and colds. Ht. 30cm/12".

Wildlife value, Slopes, Restoration, Parks and open space, Hummingbird plant, Banks, Background plant, Attracts bees, Attracts butterflies

Black Sagebrush is a short, low growing evergreen arid zone sagebrush.Ā It provides good forage to wildlife and livestock. It establishes very well and is a good conservation species for dry sites with shallow soils. Artemesia nova is found most in low desert terrain clustered in the valley, or in sparsely vegetated mountain slops ofĀ 4,000 to 8,000 ft. Black Sagebrush is adapted to soils with a pH range of 7.0 to 8.5.Ā Black sagebrush establishes readily and spreads naturally by seed. It is a good conservation species for dry sites andĀ occupies drier sites with shallower, coarser soils than big sagebrush or low sagebrush.

Plant Type: Shrub, Native
Foliage Character: Evergreen
Habit: Spreading, Mounding
Growth Rate: Moderate
Height: 3 ft. - 4 ft.
Width: 5 ft. - 7 ft.
Water Needs: Low 1
Foliage Color: Dark green
Flower Color: White, Lavender
Flower Season: Summer, Spring
Soil Adaptations: Well-draining soil, Clay
Exposure Adaptations: Heat, Drought, Aridity, All day sun