Scientific Name: 
Artemisia spp.

Common Name: 


How is this plant unsafe?

How do you plant safely?


  • Poisonous, contains monoturpene thujone.
  • Sages (Artemisias) are of minimal toxicity to animals unless eaten in large quantities.
  • Where a dog or cat is prone to chewing on plants, it would be prudent to remove the plant from the animal's environment. 
  • There are many species, cultivars and varieties of this plant available in the nursery trade, caution should be used with all types.
  • Supervise pets and children when playing near this plant.