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Machaeranthera tanacetifolia

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Machaeranthera (mak-ee-RANTH-er-uh) (Info)
Species: tanacetifolia (tan-uh-kee-tee-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Synonym:Aster tanacetifolius
Synonym:Machaeranthera coronopifolia
Synonym:Machaeranthera parthenium

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Category:
Annuals
Herbs

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Rose/Mauve
Violet/Lavender
Purple

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

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive angele On Sep 17, 2009, angele wrote:

A beautiful wildflower. Very drought tolerant and floriferous. A nectar source for butterflies and bees.

Positive Fleurs On Aug 29, 2006, Fleurs from Columbia, SC wrote:

Easily winter sown hardy annual that began blooming on May 4 in my Southeastern Zone 8 garden and is still flowering on August 29. Doesn't seem to mind being next to my sidewalk, and the ferny foliage is very attractive.

Regional...

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

Prescott Valley, Arizona
Voluntown, Connecticut
Fredericktown, Missouri
Blair, Nebraska
Elephant Butte, New Mexico
Columbia, South Carolina
De Leon, Texas
Georgetown, Texas
Houston, Texas
Linden, Texas
Midland, Texas
Spring Branch, Texas



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