Black Sagebrush

Artemisia nova

Plant Details:

Plant Type: Shrub
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Description: Evergreen, woody shrub native to the western United States. Elongated leaves with 3-lobed tips are more gray than green. Similar in appearance to A. tridentata except for more compact form. Inconspicuous yellow flowers bloom during the summer. Bark is colored black. Plant in well-drained soils and do not overwater. Works will in informal dry landscape areas.
Plant Care: Only minimal pruning is required and mostly to retain a desirable shape. Pruning should be done in early spring. Monitor for pests, diseases or other ailments on a regular basis.

Plant Attributes:

Hardiness Zone: 3 to 6
Mature Size: 12-24" tall and wide
Utah Native: Yes
Plant Select: No
Salt Tolerant: Unknown
Deer Resistant: Unknown
Pollinator Friendly: No
Foliage Interest: No
Localscapes: Infill Plant, Park Strip Plant
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: Fall
Bloom Period: Sep - Oct

Plant Needs:

Light Requirement: Sun
Irrigation Requirement:     Very Low

Garden Location:

  • Not on display
    • Not on display
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Fall
  • Winter