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Erigeron speciosus * Aspen Fleabane, Showy Fleabane, Oregon Fleabane

Erigeron speciosus grows in the mountains as the Aspen Fleabane common name would indicate. It is one of the standouts in the meadows and worthy of the Showy Fleabane common name. Erigeron speciosus has beautiful blue flowers. The Oregon Fleabane blooms from late Spring into Summer. Erigeron speciosus has been selected for a number of garden varieties represented in the nursery trade and is regularly available from seed. Erigeron speciosus this is a great plant for the 'wild garden'. Erigeron speciosus is native to the western US but not in California. Erigeron speciosus grows one to two feet tall and spreads to about 2 feet. The flowers of Erigeron speciosus are a nectar source for the Painted Lady Butterfly, California Dogface Butterfly, Gray Hairstreak, Hedgerow Hairstreak, Great Purple Hairstreak, Cloudless Sulfur, Common Buckeye, White Checkered Skipper, Northern White Skipper, California Common Ringlet, Mormon Metalmark, Giant Swallowtail, and the White Lined Sphinx Moth and is a great addition to the butterfly garden.

Other plants from the Erigeron Genus featured on this site:
Erigeron argentatus
Erigeron blochmaniae * Blochman's Erigeron
Erigeron foliosus foliosus
Erigeron glaucus Bountiful
Erigeron glaucus Cape Sebastian
Erigeron glaucus Sea Breeze
Erigeron glaucus Wayne Roderick
Erigeron glaucus White Lights
Erigeron karviskianus

Erigeron speciosus, Aspen Fleabane, Showy Fleabane, Oregon Fleabane

Blue flowers of Erigeron speciosus known by common names as Aspen Fleabane, Showy Fleabane and Oregon Fleabane. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.