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Anaphalis margaritacea

Pearly Everlasting

Description:

Flowering plant that grow in clumps and give the plant a bushy appearance. Flower petals are white and surround a large yellow center. The stem is woolly. These flowers grow in uplands in sandy, slightly acidic soil. Butterflies are attracted to the flowers. Blooms appear from mid summer through the fall.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Western Pearly Everlasting
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Plant Duration:Perennial
Attracts Pollinators and Wildlife:Butterflies
Bloom Time:Mid July to mid October
Fruit Timing:September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Slightly Acidic, Neutral
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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