Anaphalis margaritacea

Anaphalis margaritacea

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Description

Soil: Dry (xeric) Soil types
Sun: Full to part sun.
Height:  1-3′
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.

Suggested Uses:

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.

 

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses:  It has been used as a salve for burns.
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Other Uses:  It is also an excellent dried flower for arrangements.
More Info: Host plant for American Painted Lady Butterflies and Skippers.
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Weight 1 lbs
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