Pearly Everlasting
Anaphalis margaritacea 'New Snow'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Anaphalis (a-NAF-uh-lus) (Info)
Species: margaritacea (mar-gar-ee-tuh-KEE-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: New Snow
Additional cultivar information:(aka Neuschnee)

Category:

Perennials

Foliage Color:

Silver/Gray

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

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)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Herbaceous

This plant is resistant to deer

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Regional

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

Harsens Island, Michigan

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 21, 2004, tcfromky from Mercer, PA (Zone 5a) wrote:

This plant grows in average to rich, evenly moist soil in sun to part shade. They are not drought tolerant at all. Keep them watered well. Gray-white flowers top the stems which can reach a height of 36" and are great as cut flowers or they can also be dried and used in flower arrangements.