Erigeron speciosus is a western North American fleabane with attractive lavender or lavender blue flowers.
Erigeron speciosus is a western North American fleabane with attractive lavender or lavender blue flowers comprised of numerous narrow petals around yellow centres on stems 2-3 feet tall. Shear back after flowering to encourage rebloom. Good as cut flowers. Photo: Wikipedia.
Common Name: Showy Fleabane
Family: Asteraceae (The Aster Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Purple
Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Bloom Time: Summer
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: Yes
Native Habitat: Moist to mesic open slopes and open coniferous forests in mountainous areas from BC and Alberta south to Baja California.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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