Pearly Everlasting

Botanical Name: Anaphalis margaritacea

Height: about 60 cm

Season of bloom: Summer.

Growing Conditions: Sun to light shade. Almost any non-waterlogged soil. Spreads by rhizomes.

Wildlife benefits: Host plant for caterpillars of American Painted lady Butterflies.

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes

Remarks: Silvery foliage.

Similar species: Nothing really similar, but you may also wish to look at Plantain-leaves Pussytoes and Sweet Everlasting

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