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Zone 4 | outdoorgirl added on May 29, 2015 | Answered

I live in northern Minnesota and want silver mound as a ground cover. My conditions are not the best. My property is rocky and clay. Can I still grow it and will it survive?

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shelley
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Answered on May 29, 2015

I think silver mound stands a pretty good shot of growing and surviving if you amend your clay soil. Here are some articles that will tell you how:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/soil-fertilizers/how-to-improve-clay-soil.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/organic/how-to-easily-improve-your-clay-soil.htm

Silver mound is rated for zones 3-9, you are zone 4 so you are within the acceptable range.

For more information on silver mound, please visit the following link:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/foliage/artemisia/silver-mound-care.htm

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