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Erigeron ‘Blue Beauty’

Fleabane

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.45m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourBlue
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Erigeron ‘Blue Beauty’ (Fleabane). These are low bushy plants that are spring and summer flowering annuals, biennials and perennial shrubs. The daisy-like flowers are upright stems of pink, white or blue blooms, the leaves are spoon-shaped.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Shrub or Herbaceous

Origin

North America

Interest and use

Flower heads are good for cutting. Mixed herbaceous border or rock garden. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Sandy, Loamy
  • WaterSemi-moist or Moist

Cultivation

They are fully to frost hardy and will prefer a sunny position with well drained soil. Dead head regularly.

Propagation

Division in spring or early autumn or by seed in autumn, selected forms by softwood cuttings in early summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew may cause problems.

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