silver mound

Related to silver mound: masterwort

silver mound

n.
A perennial artemisia (Artemisia schmidtiana) native to Japan, widely grown for its compact mound of feathery, silver-gray foliage.
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Silver Mound is a smaller cultivar -- just a foot tall and up to 2 feet wide -- with soft, silver, very fine, but quite dense foliage.
The other sites included are: Samuel's Cave, Bell Coulee Rockshelter, Silver Mound, Gullickson's Glen, Roche-A-Cri State Park, Twin Bluffs, Gottschall Rockshelter, Tainter Cave, and Hanson-Losinski Complex.
Among their topics are the exploitation and distribution of Chalosse type flint as a lithologic tracer during the Upper Palaeolithic in Southern France, conserving ancient stone quarry landscapes in Egypt, Dorset Palaeo-eskimo quarrying techniques and the production of little pots at Fleur de Lys in Newfoundland, the organization of lithic procurements at Silver Mound in Wisconsin, and pipestone quarry utilization in the mid-continental US.
The species name "artemisiifolia" is easier to understand, as it simply means foliage like an artemisia (think Silver Mound or numerous other garden ornamentals).
The Artemisia, variety Silver Brocade provides a strong silvery effect in containers while Silver Mound gives the illusion of a soft silvery rock in the garden.
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Silver foliage shrubs and perennials such as the sunloving lavandula angustifolia, brachyglottis Sunshine and helichrysum italicum provide soft, silver mounds of foliage.