ERIGERON speciosus (Fleabane Daisy) is a perennial flowering plant that belongs to the Asteraceae family. It is native to western North America and is known for its profusion of daisy-like flowers.
Appearance: Fleabane Daisy typically grows to a height of 1 to 3 feet (30 to 90 centimeters). It has slender, branching stems and lance-shaped leaves that are often hairy or slightly fuzzy. The flowers are showy and have lavender to pale blue petals with a yellow center. Each flower head is composed of numerous small individual flowers.
Blooming period: This species usually blooms from late spring to early summer, typically from May to July. The flowers are attractive to bees, butterflies, and other pollinators.
Habitat and cultivation: Fleabane Daisy prefers well-drained soils and full sun to partial shade. It is commonly found in meadows, prairies, open woodlands, and along roadsides. In cultivation, it is suitable for wildflower gardens, cottage gardens, and naturalized areas. It is adaptable to a range of soil types and is relatively low-maintenance.
Garden and landscape use: Fleabane Daisy adds a charming touch to garden landscapes with its abundant and colorful flowers. It is often used in mixed borders, perennial beds, or rock gardens. It can also be planted in large drifts for a more naturalized look. Its flowers make excellent cut flowers for floral arrangements.
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Scientific Name: Erigeron Speciosus
Common Name: Fleabane Daisy
Plant Type: Perennials
Native Range: Western United States
Full Growth Height:1-2 ft
Spread: 1-2 ft
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Season: Summer (Early, Mid, Late), Fall
Flower Color: Pink or Lavender Flowers with Yellow Disk
Water Requirement: Low, Medium
Soil Type: Well-drained, Chalk, Loam, Sand, Clay
Soil pH: Alkaline, Neutral, Acid
Garden Uses: Coastal Gardens, Cottage Gardens, Meadows, City Gardens