Pearly Everlasting

Botanical Name: Anaphalis margaritacea

Height: about 50 cm

Season of bloom: August

Growing Conditions: sun or part sun. Lean soil, not too dry. Spreads by rhizomes.

Wildlife benefits: Host plant for caterpillars of American Painted Lady butterflies

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes

Remarks: Silvery leaves.

Similar species: See also Plantain-leaved Pussytoes.

For information on availability or to return to the list of plants, please click Plants