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Erigeron compositus 'var. discoideus'

Cutleaf Alpine Fleabane

Fleabane

Comments

Delicate daisy-like flowers range from white to soft-pink and lavender, the blooms cover carpet-like foliage; adaptable to poor dry soils; attracts native butterflies

Description

Delicate daisy-like flowers range from white to soft-pink and lavender, the blooms cover carpet-like foliage; adaptable to poor dry soils; attracts native butterflies

Landscape Attributes

Cutleaf Alpine Fleabane is an herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Cutleaf Alpine Fleabane is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Mass Planting;Rock/Alpine Gardens;Border Edging;General Garden Use;Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Cutleaf Alpine Fleabane will grow to be only 4 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 8 inches. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years. As an herbaceous perennial, this plant will usually die back to the crown each winter, and will regrow from the base each spring. Be careful not to disturb the crown in late winter when it may not be readily seen!

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

dry to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

4a

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

4 inches

8 inches

sandy

Deer Resistant:

true

Fall Color

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