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Erigeron uniflorus

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Features

  • BloomsJune to September
  • Height0.1m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.15m
  • Growth HabitCarpet
  • Flower ColourWhite pink
  • Leaf ColourMedium green

Description

Erigeron uniflorus. A low spreading carpet forming perennial to 20cm high is native to far northern regions of Europe, Asia and North America. Has branching stems and spoon-shaped, leaves-hairy when young. White, pink and pale purple shaded flowers are produced in summer. Prune immediately after flowering for shape, will prevent unwanted self-seeding.

Characteristics

Perennial, Herbaceous

Origin

Mountains of N.Asia, N.America & N.Europe

Interest and use

Ground cover

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

This species can become invasive.

Propagation

Propagate from seed or by division in spring.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Powdery mildew may cause problems.

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