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PlantFiles: Pearly Everlasting
Anaphalis margaritacea 'New Snow'

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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

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
Silver/Gray

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
This plant is resistant to deer

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

Seed Collecting:
Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral tcfromky 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.

Regional...

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

Harsens Island, Michigan
Tulsa, Oklahoma



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