Lessingia filaginifolia 'Silver Carpet'
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Species Name: Lessingia filaginifolia 'Silver Carpet'
Common Name: Silver Carpet aster
- Lush and attractive groundcover! Adaptable to garden water and occasional drought. Perfect compliment for borders, planters, containers. Use under oaks, or in your grassland or meadow.
- Plant Family: Asteraceae
- Plant Type: Perennial
- Height by Width: 6 in. H x 3' W
- Growth Habit: Groundcover
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Full to part sun
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Infrequent to moderate
- Cold Hardy to: 8,000'
- Flower Season: Summer/Fall
- Flower Color: Violet and yellow
- Distribution: Selected for the garden. Introduced by Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.
- Natural Habitat: Coastal scrub, oak woodland, grasslands
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.