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Erigeron karvinskianus 'Spindrift' (Seaside daisy, Fleabane, Erigeron)

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Plant description

Erigeron karvinskianus 'Spindrift' is a decorative, vigorous spreading perennial grouncover with pretty daisy flowers. It is a really easy care garden favourite, and is rarely troubled by pests or diseases. It grows from rhizomatous roots, and forms a neat dome of foliage with generous displays of flowers for long periods. The flowers open white and age to pink and red, giving a delightful multicoloured effect.

'Spindrift' is a dwarf form of the popular seaside daisy. It is good for rockeries and cottage gardens, for container growing and as a border plant. It is salt tolerant, so is good for seaside and poolside plantings. This is a naturally neat plant that needs no pruning. An application of slow release fertiliser in spring will be beneficial. It is drought tolerant once established.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: white and pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.2 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, moths.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: dry, moist, well-drained.

Clay: dry, moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist, well-drained.

Soil pH: 5.5-8.0

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Slow release fertiliser applied in spring.

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