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Chamaebatiaria millefolium

Fernbush
Scientific NameChamaebatiaria millefolium
Common NameFernbush
FamilyRosaceae
HabitDeciduous shrub in colder areas but evergreen in warmer
Growth FormGenerally multistemmed, upright, rounded form and sweetly aromatic. Leaves alternate, small, 2-8 cm long, compound (bipinnately) with lobed or wavy margins light green above, pale-pubescent below, sticky. Millefolium: many leaves; literally, with a thousand leaves
Mature SizeHeight: 3-5′ Width: 3-5′
FlowersShowy White. Blooms July to August.
HardinessZones 4b-8
Sun RequirementsFull Sun, Partial Sun.
Water RequirementsModerate to xeric. Drought resistant / waterwise.
Soil RequirementsSandy, Clay, Average soils.
Other InfoDeer resistant attracts butterflies attracts birds bee friendly Fragrant Native Evergreen.
Additional PhotosFernbush