Erigeron Sea of Blossom
Mexican Fleabane

Erigeron Sea of Blossom

£12.00

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Features

notes

With charmingly purple tinted, daisy-like flowers held on wiry stems, Erigeron karvinskianus  Sea of Blossom is a vigorous, trailing perennial that produces a profusion of blooms from spring right the way through to late autumn. This enchanting semi-evergreen looks especially glorious planted at the base of standard shrubs or in the front of herbaceous borders. 

Insights

This wonderful little daisy-like flower is native to Mexico, Central America, Colombia and Venezuela. Its common name refers to the fact that it was believed to repel fleas. It was introduced to Britain in the 1830s and named by a Swiss botanist to honour the Bavarian botanist Wilhelm Karwinsky von Karwin. Fleabane is easier to remember!

Details

From May to October

Planting
  • Well drained, fertile, moist soil
  • South or west facing
  • Full sun
Care

Easy to grow. Cut back straggly stems at the end of the season.