Anaphalis margaritacea -Pearly Everlasting

Sun Exposure: Sun - Part Sun

Soil Moisture: Medium-Dry, Dry

Soil Type: Sand, Sand-Loam,  Gravely, does well in nutrient poor soil

Height: 1 - 2 feet

Spread: 1 - 3 feet

Blooms: June, July, August, September

Root: Rhizomes

Habitat: Prairies, Meadows, Savannas, Roadsides

Landscape uses: Pollinator gardens, Drought Tolerant

Wildlife Value: Small insects feed on pollen. Host Plant: American Painted Lady, varoius Skippers

Germination Code:  C(30), D

Anaphalis margaritacea -Pearly Everlasting

  • Pearly Everlasting is a wonderful plant for short sun gardens or garden borders. The foliage is silvery and wooly when young, with cottony stems. It has interesting flower forms and gender specific flower colours - rust-yellow for males and yellow for females. This plant is very versatile and grows well in nutrient poor soil.