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Fleabane in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Erigeron

 

Fleabane

Erigeron are mainly a genus of perennial daisies with grey/green leaves and flowerheads up to 7cm across, with yellow centres and colourful ray florets. They grow mainly to 25cm tall making them suitable for a sunny border or rock garden. The species E. glauca typically grow to 50cm tall. The genus also includes annual varieties.

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plant Features
  • Fleabane likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Fleabane likes very little water

    Very little water

  • Fleabane is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Fleabane likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Fleabane

Latin name

Erigeron

type

Perennial

family

Asteraceae

ph

6.0 - 7.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Fleabane likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Fleabane is frost hardy: 23f (-5°c)

    Frost Hardy: 23F (-5°C)

  • Soil

    Fleabane likes moist and free draining

    Moist and free draining

  • Water

    Fleabane likes very little water

    Very little water

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Fleabane is 0.25meters x 0.25meters 0.25 M 0.25 M

Erigeron

Erigeron are mainly a genus of perennial daisies with grey/green leaves and flowerheads up to 7cm across, with yellow centres and colourful ray florets. They grow mainly to 25cm tall making them suitable for a sunny border or rock garden. The species E. glauca typically grow to 50cm tall. The genus also includes annual varieties.


Planting

From Late Autumn TO Early Spring

Plant in a well drained, but moist and fertile soil in a sunny position in autumn or in spring. Some twiggy staking may be necessary to support the stems.

 
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