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Anaphalis margaritacea (Pearly everlasting margaritacea)

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Anaphalis margaritacea

Other names

Pearly everlasting margaritacea

Genus

Anaphalis Anaphalis

Species

A. margaritacea - A. margaritacea forms a wide clump of white stems, grey-green, linear leaves with white undersides and margins, and terminal clusters of small white everlasting flowers.


Anaphalis margaritacea is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in All seasons

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

General care

Pruning

Cut back hard if they grow too leggy. They will grow back.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


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Where to grow

Anaphalis margaritacea (Pearly everlasting margaritacea) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained, soil. Best in full sun, but will also tolerate partial shade. It dislikes winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Anaphalis margaritacea

Other names

Pearly everlasting margaritacea

Genus

Anaphalis Anaphalis

Species

A. margaritacea - A. margaritacea forms a wide clump of white stems, grey-green, linear leaves with white undersides and margins, and terminal clusters of small white everlasting flowers.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Compact, Spreading

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in All seasons

Foliage

Grey-green in Spring; Grey-green in Summer; Grey-green in Autumn

General care

Pruning

Cut back hard if they grow too leggy. They will grow back.

Propagation methods

Division, Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Anaphalis margaritacea (Pearly everlasting margaritacea) will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Flower Arranging, Beds and borders

Cultivation

Plant in any moderately fertile, moist but well-drained, soil. Best in full sun, but will also tolerate partial shade. It dislikes winter wet.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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