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Erigeron argentatus ~ Silver Fleabane

Erigeron argentatus has blue flowers with yellow centers in the early Spring. The Silver Fleabane is a perennial that grows from a taproot and branches from the base. Erigeron argentatus grows from a foot to 18" tall. Erigeron argentatus is a food source for the Painted Lady Butterfly, California Dogface Butterfly, Cloudless Sulfur, as well as the Common Buckeye and Gray Hairstreak, and is a great addition to the butterfly garden. Erigeron argentatus needs good drainage and performs best with a little protection from a rock or shrub in the hottest locations..

Erigeron argentatus, Silver Fleabane

Blue flowers of Erigeron argentatus - Silver Fleabane. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.