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Anaphalis nubigena

Pearl everlasting

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Features

  • BloomsJuly
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.25m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite yellow
  • Leaf ColourGrey-green

Description

Anaphalis nubigena (Pearl everlasting). This species has a short dense habit. The leaves are linear to lance-shaped and light greyish in colour and about 2.5cm long. The flowers are single white blooms borne in corymbs.

This plant is also known as Anaphalis mucronata,
Anaphalis mucronata var. mucronata and Anaphalis nubigena f. nubigena.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

China to Tibet

Interest and use

Good for cutting and drying.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Light, Gritty
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Prune back hard in the winter.

Propagation

Propagate by seed in autumn or by division in winter or spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trouble free.

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