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Chamaebatiaria millefolium
Fernbush

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FAMILY Rosaceae (Rose Family)  Other Plants in the Rose Family
HABIT Sub-Shrub
RANGE W United States (Oregon & Idaho to Arizona & California)
LEAF TYPE Deciduous
FLOWERS White
FRUIT Brown
FOLIAGE COLOR Silver; Green
STEM COLOR red
LANDSCAPE USES This plant features intensely aromatic, lacy foliage adorned with showy white flowers from July to August. It can make a formal mound with some light pruning. It produces attractive seed heads that persist into winter. It requires moderate watering when first planted but is xeric once established. Evergreen in mild climates.

This is a good shrub for a dry border, foundation planting or screen.

3,000-10,000 feet.

Zones 4 - 6

BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION Branches erect, glandular-lanuginose, glutinous when young, balsamic-aromatic. Leaves alternate, bipinnate, oblong-lanceolate, lanuginose; stipules present, entire; calyx desely covered with tufted pubescence. Petals 5, rounded. Fruit of 5 coriaceous follicles, seeded; seeds yellow, terete, acute at both ends.
HARDINESS USDA Zone 4 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SOIL Well-drained soil
SUN REQUIREMENTS Full Sun, Partial Shade
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS Plant Select | Drought Tolerant | Fragrance | Attracts Butterflies
Location Map for Chamaebatiaria millefolium (Fernbush) - 3 Map Locations Found
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Individual Locations for Chamaebatiaria millefolium: More Locations
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Key
Accession
Number
Year Location
802904*1 1980 Rock Alpine Garden
861761*1 1986 Dryland Mesa
No
Map
900751*1 1990 Non
Public
No
Map
900750*1 1990 Non
Public
941173*1 1994 Water Smart Garden
No
Map
960163*1 1996 Non
Public

 

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  FLOWERING:
When Chamaebatiaria millefolium has been observed flowering
at Denver Botanic Gardens
 
AVE.
 
2013
2012
2006
2004

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  FRUITING:
When Chamaebatiaria millefolium has been observed fruiting
at Denver Botanic Gardens
 
2012

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