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Erigeron mucronatus

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Features

  • BloomsJune to August
  • Height0.45m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourPink shades
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Erigeron mucronatus. A deciduous rhizomatous carpet forming perrenial that spreads vigorously with lax branching stems.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

North America

Interest and use

Rock gardens Summer interest.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilClay, Well drained, Fertile, Sandy, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-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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