erigeron glaucus 'Wayne Roderick'


Common Names: seaside daisy


Family: Asteraceae

Origin: California

Type: Perennial

Size: 1 ft. high, 3 ft. wide.

Flowers: 1 in. lavender/blue flowers in loose terminal heads, spring, summer, fall if pruned. Larger darker green leaves (than species). 

Uses: Borders, ground cover, near ponds, beach gardens, deep containers, rock gardens, in heat. Fire resistive.

Wildlife: Nectar for butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant.

Soil: Tolerates a variety.

Water: Low supplemental water; needs a little more inland.

Sun: Full sun to some shade; avoid extreme heat inland.

Pruning: Trim dead blooms every two months to prolong blooming period. 

Pests & Diseases: (None found.)

Notes: Species is native to coastal sand dunes and bluffs from Oregon to southern California. Hardy to -5° F.