Scientific Name: Erigeron glaucus
Common Name: beach aster, seaside daisy
Family Name: Asteraceae
Origin: U.S. - southwest
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Dense, Spreading
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Ground cover, Rock garden
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Lanceolate, Obovate, Spatulate, Entire
Flowers: Head (capitulum), Yellow, Violet, Purple, Pink, Apr-May-Jun-Jul
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown, Aug-Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Moderately dense ground cover; leaves basal, mid-green, spatulate, purple-white at the base; heads with yellow disk florets and commonly pinkish to lavender ray florets.