- Herbaceous perennial
- USDA hardiness zones:
A low-growing, spreading plant featuring deep gold, flat, terminal flower heads (corymbs) atop stiff stems with deeply-cut, fern-like, silver-gray leaves. Foliage is aromatic when crushed. Good cut or dried flower. Tolerant of summer heat and humidity. Drought tolerant once established. Long summer bloom period may be extended by prompt removal of faded flower heads.
- Full sun
- Dry to medium
Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soil in full sun. Cut back after bloom and divide plants when clumps become overcrowded.
Size and growth:
- 1.0 to 1.5 feet
- 1.5 to 2.0 feet
Bloom / flowers:
- June - September
Natural, Showy flowers, Fragrant leaves, and Yellow
Gold flowers with silver-gray foliage provide excellent color and contrast in the perennial border, wild garden or meadow.
No serious pest or disease problems. Does poorly in wet sites or in heavy, poorly drained soils.