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Dainty Daisy, Daisy Fleabane, Aspen Fleabane, Oregon Fleabane 'Prosperity'

Erigeron speciosus

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Erigeron (er-IJ-er-on) (Info)
Species: speciosus (spee-see-OH-sus) (Info)
Cultivar: Prosperity



Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Where to Grow:

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12-18 in. (30-45 cm)


15-18 in. (38-45 cm)


USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun


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Bloom Color:


Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall


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Soil pH requirements:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

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Seed Collecting:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Cos Cob, Connecticut

Dracut, Massachusetts

Greensboro, North Carolina

Knoxville, Tennessee

Gardeners' Notes:


On May 3, 2011, kathymax from Monrovia, CA wrote:

Was beautiful in the nursery 3 years ago; Since I put it in the ground in part sun / part dappled shade,it has never bloomed again. It seems healthy; is nice and green; just no flowers; folks @ the nursery say it may take some time, but 3 years?? any ideas?


On Apr 27, 2008, laura10801 from Fairfield County, CT (Zone 6b) wrote:

Really beautiful aster-like flowers for several weeks in the summer. I planted them a year ago last spring and they have woken up and appear nice and compact, but bushy. No blooms yet, it is only mid April as I write this, but I will be very happy if it puts on as good as show this year as it did last year.

It is supposed to be drought tolerant, I cannot comment on that because I planted it near my outdoor faucet, instead I will tell you that the Dianthus I planted right next to these beauties did not return, probably they drowned from all the wetness.

I love this flower and I hope to divide them this or next year so I can have some more of these pretty, carefree flowers.