Perennial semi-shrub up to 60 cm tall. The whole plant is white-woolly pubescent, for which it has another name - ashberry. In our conditions it forms only a rosette of silvery downy leaves. Propagated by sowing seeds into boxes at the end of February - beginning of March. Sprouts pick 100 pieces. In the open ground planted at a distance of 15-20 cm in late May, because it does not fear frosts (down to - 12 °). Soil is undemanding, tolerates semi-shady places, ash-gray color leaves acquire only in the sun. Well tolerates transplanting, pruning. Thanks to the ornamental foliage it is used for carpeted beds, borders.