Erigeron karvinskianus Sea of Blossom

Erigeron karvinskianus 'Sea of Blossom'

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9cm
An attractive spreading plant that has pretty daisy like, two tone flowers which change from white to rose pink. Height x Spread: 25 x 30 cm. Flowers May - Sept. Prefers full sun, or partial shade. Good for bees.
Genus: Erigeron
Plant type: herb/shrub
Life cycle: annuals, biennials and perennials
Hardiness: Fully hardy: the plant can tolerate temperatures down to about -15C or 5F.
Leaf colour when growing: medium green
Leaf shape: spoon or lance-shaped oblong
Leaf margin: entire
Leaf arrangement: mostly alternate
Approx leaf length (cm): 12
Can be grown from: seeds or divisions.
Propagation: division in spring or early autumn or by seed in autumn, selected forms by softwood cuttings in early summer.
Soil conditions: Fertile, well drained, sandy, loamy clay soil.
Water needs: Resents winter damp.
Light requirements: Prefers a bit of midday shade.
Cultivation methods: Dead head regularly.
Pests, diseases or disorders: Powdery mildew may cause problems.
Natural habitat: Lives from 3 to 10 years.
Interest and use: Flower heads are good for cutting. Mixed herbaceous border or rock garden. Suitable for coastal conditions.
Min height (m): 0.45
Max height (m): 0.7
Flower type: singly or corymbs
Flower shape: Disc-shaped
Flower colour: various
Size of inflorescence: Medium (3 to 10 cm)
Spring colour: medium green
Summer colour: medium green
Min growing temp (C): 8
Max growing temp (C): 30
Min optimum temp (C): 14
Growth habit: low to bushy clumps
Climatic zone: 7
Origin: North America
Blooming time start: Early summer
Blooming time end: Late summer