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PlantFiles: California Aster, Common Sand Aster
Corethrogyne filaginifolia

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Corethrogyne
Species: filaginifolia

Synonym:Lessingia filaginifolia

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Category:
Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Violet/Lavender

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Deciduous
Silver/Gray

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral ecrane3 On Jun 30, 2007, ecrane3 from Dublin, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

California native. Occurs in Coastal Strand, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, and Chaparral plant communities. Can be grown in areas with 10-20 inches annual rainfall (25-50cm). Stress deciduous.

Regional...

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

Dublin, California



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