Anaphalis margaritacea (pearly everlasting) has crisp white flowers attractive to butterflies and which are useful for drying.
Anaphalis margaritacea also known as pearly everlasting has crisp papery white flowers used for dried winter ornaments. It blooms in the garden long after all other flowers are past. Can also be used to border gravel driveways. It looks nice in combination with the blue violet flowers of native asters or showy daisy. The whole plant can be used for dyes or as incense, and it has been used as medicine in the past.
Common Name: Pearly Everlasting
Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Zone Hardiness: 2-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Dry
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: Yes
Native Habitat: Moist to dry meadows, open forests, logging units, fields and roadsides in the lowland, montane and subalpine zones.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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