Sea Breeze Fleabane

Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze' PP #12,076

An extremely free-blooming plant with a tight, uniform habit that is perfect for rock gardens and for edging pathways. Lavender-pink blooms contrast nicely against the grey-green foliage and provide nearly continuous color from late spring to fall, with an occasional pause during midsummer heat. Evergreen in mild winter areas.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.

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Botanical Pronunciationer-IJ-er-on GLAW-kus
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing; reaches 12 to 18 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.
Bloom TimeLate Spring through Early Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorPurplish-pink
Foliage ColorGray-green
Garden StyleContemporary
Growth HabitSpreading
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Water NeedsLow
Watering NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
Companion PlantsJuniper (Juniperus); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Catmint (Nepeta); Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia); Gayfeather (Liatris)

Thrives in average to very lean, well-drained soils. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Feed with a slow-release fertilizer before new growth begins in spring; repeat after first bloom flush. Lightly prune foliage for a tidy appearance and to promote rebloom.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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