$4.50 – $7.95
Photo credit: Pendragon39 [Public domain]
Soil: Dry (xeric) Soil types
Sun: Full to part sun.
Color: Pearly white
Blooms: June through October
Flowers: Cluster of white composite flowers with pearly white bracts.
Leaves: Soft and woolly, gray-green leaves that are narrow in form.
This plant is one of the host plants for the Painted lady butterfly caterpillar. Plant it as a food source for these butterflies! It is an excellent plant to use for shoreline restoration projects. It works especially well along a woodland edge or in part shade in dry sandy soils.
Medicinal Uses: It has been used as a salve for burns.
Other Uses: It is also an excellent dried flower for arrangements.
More Info: Host plant for American Painted Lady Butterflies and Skippers.