Erigeron karvinskianus Profusion description:
An attractive combination of cream and pink flowers together on the same plant in the summer.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
A bat friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
Can tolerate a coastal aspect with a certain amount of salt laden air.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a border. or patio and is very easy.
This has won the RHS Award of Garden Merit . To win this impressive accolade the plants must have outstanding excellence for decorating a garden, be robust, not require highly specialist growing conditions or care and not be particularly susceptible to any pest or disease.
We have plenty more perennial plants for sale that are easy like this one.
Common names: Mexican Fleabane and Latin American Fleabane.
Also known as: Erigeron karvinskianus, Erigeron karvinskianus Bluetenmeer and Erigeron mucronatus.
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
Is it useful as a ground cover plant?
Yes, will fill a large gap.
What type of soil:
Any reasonable soil, also chalky soil and acidic soil.
How much moisture:
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Watch out for unwanted self sown seedlings.
Trim hard in the autumn.
Size of plant:
Height 40 cm.
Spread 70 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 2 plants per square metre.
Perennial and herbaceous plants for sale, also alpines, herbs, wildflowers, and ornamental grasses.