Lessingia filaginifolia 'Silver Carpet'

California Aster

Plant family: Asteraceae - Sunflower


Plant type: Groundcover

Plant origin: N/A, California, Horticultural Selection

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Flower Color Lavender, Purple, Violet
Blooming Season Fall, Summer
Height 0-1 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Adaptable, Serpentine

Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife, Good in Containers

Plant Highlights

This groundcover offers a blanket of silvery foliage, and abundant lavender-pink daisy type flowers over a long bloom period. The flowers bloom in the heat of summer and also provide nectar food for larval and adult butterflies. When planted over a wall or rocks it spills over nicely. It is a perfect plant for borders, planters, rock gardens and containers. Keep lightly pruned for best appearance.

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Growing well in inland East County San Diego on drip irrigation. Hot, dry, and windy here. Few flowers but leaves make up for it.

Posed by: Jonathan Fleming, on Jul 12 2019 2:40PM