Pseudognaphalium obtusifolium (Gnaphalium obtusifolium)
Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 1-3 feet
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Season: July – September
Suggested Uses: Sweet everlasting is particularly useful for dry, sandy prairie soils and woodland edges. Its flowers are long-lasting and are beautiful in dried flower bouquets. Leaves are aromatic when crushed.
Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the U.S., including eastern Minnesota.
Pollinators: Bees. Host for Painted Lady Butterfly caterpillars.
Leaves: Leaves are narrow, long and sometimes fuzzy.
Flowers: The flower heads are oblong and surrounded by papery bracts.
Other Names: Rabbit Tobacco
More information: USDA plant profile