Erigeron speciosus Darkest of All
Darkest of All Fleabane
Details24-28" tall x 18-24" wide. 'Darkest of All' has large, blue-purple flowers that cover the plant in early summer. A vigorous and easy-to-grow perennial, its butterfly attracting flowers are outstanding. Individual flowers are 2 to 2 1/2" across.
|Common Name||Darkest of All Fleabane|
|Botanical Name||Erigeron speciosus 'Darkest of All'|
|Zones||4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10|
|Light Requirements||Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade|
|Flower Color||Blue, Purple|
|Mature Height||24-28" tall|
|Mature Spread||18-24" wide|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|Planting Time||Spring / Summer, Fall|
|Soil Type||Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Average Soil|
|Amount of Rain||10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40"|
|Neonicotinoid-Free||Yes - Learn More|
|Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada||No|
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Comments about High Country Gardens Erigeron speciosus Darkest of All:
I'm at 3500' elevation in AZ. I love the wildflower called spreading fleabane that grows all over my yard and had to try this. It also had to take full sun, temps a few days over 100 deg F and take watering near the grass 3 times per week. It passed all tests and near time to flower now. Can't wait to see them for the 1st time!
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