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Erigeron 'Sommerneuschnee' (Fleabane 'Sommerneuschnee')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.45m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Erigeron 'Sommerneuschnee'

Other names

Fleabane 'Sommerneuschnee'

Genus

Erigeron Erigeron

Variety or Cultivar

'Sommerneuschnee' _ 'Sommerneuschnee' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with upright stems bearing lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and, in summer, clusters of white flowers with numerous, narrowly linear petals surrounding yellow central disks.


Erigeron 'Sommerneuschnee' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

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

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

Powdery mildew Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Cut back to ground level in autumn.

Propagation

Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


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Where to grow

Erigeron 'Sommerneuschnee' (Fleabane 'Sommerneuschnee') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in full sun with some midday shade in fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Drought tolerant but performs best in soil that does not dry out.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Erigeron 'Sommerneuschnee'

Other names

Fleabane 'Sommerneuschnee'

Genus

Erigeron Erigeron

Variety or Cultivar

'Sommerneuschnee' _ 'Sommerneuschnee' is a clump-forming, herbaceous perennial with upright stems bearing lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and, in summer, clusters of white flowers with numerous, narrowly linear petals surrounding yellow central disks.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Upright


Colour

Flower

White in Summer

Foliage

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


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

Specific diseases

Powdery mildew

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering. Cut back to ground level in autumn.

Propagation

Sow seed in containers in a cold frame in spring.

Propagation methods

Basal cuttings, Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Erigeron 'Sommerneuschnee' (Fleabane 'Sommerneuschnee') will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.45m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Drought Tolerant, Edging, Garden edging, Gravel, Ground Cover, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in full sun with some midday shade in fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Drought tolerant but performs best in soil that does not dry out.

Soil type

Chalky, Loamy, Sandy

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

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

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6

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