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Erigeron aureus 'Canary Bird'

Flebane

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Key information

Plant type

Hardy perennial

Flower colour

Yellow

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Beginner

photo by Lee Avison, copyright GAP Photos (148727)

Plant details

A short-lived, mound-forming perennial with attractive, pale yellow, daisy-like flowers in summer, held above grey-green leaves. Plants look best planted in a stone trough or rock garden feature. Fully hardy, erigerons grow well in full sun and well-drained soil, but should not be allowed to dry out. It does not like winter damp or snow cover.

Family: Asteraceae

Genus: Erigeron

Species: aureus

Cultivar: Canary Bird

Plant type: Hardy perennial

Flower colour: Yellow

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Beginner

Height: 10cm

Spread: 10cm

Flowering period: June to August


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