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Lessingia filaginifolia 'Moss Landing'

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Species Name: Lessingia filaginifolia 'Moss Landing'
Common Name: Moss Landing California Aster

Great little groundcover for summer color. Easy, fast growing, and a butterfly favorite. A good choice for containers or to spill over a wall. Appreciates a little extra summer water in hot inland climates.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 6-8"H x 2-3'W
Growth Habit: Groundcover
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
Soil Preference: Good drainage
Water Requirements: Moderate to occasional
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Summer-Fall
Flower Color: Lavender/pink
Endangered?:
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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