Erigeron 'Four Winds'

Erigeron ‘Four Winds’

Beach aster

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Erigeron 'Four Winds'
  • Common name: Beach aster
  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Plant Type: Perennial, Evergreen
Flower colour:

Pink

Purple

Foliage colour:

Green

Silver

A familiar coastal plant, Erigeron ‘Four Winds’ is a compact, spreading perennial with grey-green foliage and pretty, yellow-centred, lavender pink daisies. Flowering throughout summer, it will self-seed readily into walls and crevices. It’s perfect for growing in a rock garden or awkward dry, sunny corner. Due to its preference for coastal habitats it’s tolerant of salt and high winds. 

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Grow Erigeron ‘Four Winds’ in a sheltered spot in well-drained soil in full sun. Deadhead spent blooms to prolong flowering and cut back in autumn. 

How to grow Erigeron 'Four Winds'

  • Plant size

    25cm height

    35cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Front

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Hardiness: Frost hardy, half hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained / light / sandy

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do Prune in September

Do Prune in October

Do Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Erigeron 'Four Winds' and wildlife

Erigeron 'Four Winds' is known for attracting bees. It nectar-pollen-rich-flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Does not attract Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Erigeron 'Four Winds' poisonous?

Erigeron 'Four Winds' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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