With a carefree guise that barely hints at their stalwart nature, Erigeron promises to embellish any little spot: cracks and crevices, window boxes, between paving stones or a border’s foreground. Content in well-draining sites, even those with sandy soil, these vigorous, no-nonsense perennials parade daisy-like blooms for months on end and can easily withstand periodic dry spells.
Erigeron pulchellus var. pulchellus ‘Lynnhaven Carpet’ (P-2089)
PREORDER FOR MARCH 2023
A slow-spreading stoloniferous evergreen, this fetching selection of our American native was discovered on Clarice Keeling’s Virginia Beach property near the banks of the Lynnhaven River. Butterfly-friendly, fringed, fine-rayed and abundant—the perky, yellow-centered, daisy-style white flowers impart a soft lavender blush atop sturdy foot-tall stems. Large paddle-shaped gray-green leaves with serrated margins and a fuzzy finish describe the tidy, thick, ground-hugging mat that possesses enough brawn to easily tackle heat, humidity, dry shade and lean soil, yet detests too much fertility.
Size: 6" – 12" high x 12" – 18" wide.
Hardy to zone 5.
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Other selections in this genus:
- Erigeron compositus var. discoideus
- Erigeron glaucus ‘Albus’
- Erigeron glaucus ‘Bountiful’
- Erigeron glaucus ‘Ron’s Pink’
- Erigeron glaucus ‘Sea Breeze’
- Erigeron glaucus ‘Wayne Roderick’
- Erigeron karvinskianus ‘Stallone’
- Erigeron x moerheimii
- Erigeron speciosus ‘Azure Fairy’
- Erigeron speciosus ‘Pink Jewel’