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Botanical name: Erigeron karvinskianus
Other names: Mexican fleabane, Mexican daisy
Species: E. karvinskianus - E. karvinskianus produces cheery, daisy-like flowers from late spring to late autumn. In addition to the typical white and yellow daisy flowers, there is an assortment of pink and red petals. It seeds freely, colonising gaps in paving and crevises.
Erigeron karvinskianus is: Evergreen
Flower: Yellow, White in Spring; Yellow, White, Dark-pink in Summer; Yellow, White, Dark-pink in Autumn
Foliage: Green in All seasons
Habit: Mat Forming
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Erigeron karvinskianus (Mexican fleabane) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Between paving stones, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock
Cultivation: Sow seeds in pots in spring and place in a cold frame. Plant out in late spring in full sun to light shade, in very well-drained soil. Once established, cut back hard in early spring.
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|Soil types:||Chalky, Loamy, Sandy|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Tender in frost (H3)|
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Erigeron karvinskianus (Mexican fleabane) has been used in The HESCO Garden by Leeds City Council for Chelsea Flower Show 2009.
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