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Anaphalis margaritacea

Pearl everlasting

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Features

  • BloomsJuly to September
  • Height0.5m to 0.7m
  • Spread0.5m to 0.65m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourWhite, yellow
  • Leaf ColourGreen, white, grey

Description

Anaphalis margaritacea (Pearl everlasting). This perennial will produce dense corymbs of small white flowers with yellow centres which bloom in late summer. The leaves are lance-shaped and have white woolly undersides which give a silvery-grey effect.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Fragrant

Origin

N. America, Asia

Interest and use

Borders. Summer interest. A good flower for cutting and drying.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilLight, Medium, Sandy, Poor quality
  • Soil pH9.0 to 7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

It has a bushy habit and will prefer a sunny position with well drained, but moist soil.

Propagation

By seed or division.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trouble free.

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