Artemisia- Artemisia has beautiful silver-gray foliage that won’t fade in the hot sun. This hardy perennial is also drought and insect resistant, and the branches make a wonderful addition to indoor flower arrangements.
The Hardiest of Hardy Perennials. Generally speaking, a plant is classified as a perennial if it can survive to Zone 7. Above that range, plants become tender perennials or annuals. For the purpose of this article, we will only consider the "hardiest" of hardy perennials, plants that are hardy to Zones 4 and lower (or higher in latitude). The plants on this list are definitely tough enough to survive your area's worst winters.
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