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Western pearly everlasting

  • Native Plants,
  • Annuals, perennials and bulbs
Anaphalis margaritacea
Photo: Jardin botanique de Montréal (Gilles Murray)
Western pearly everlasting



Origin and description

Perennial native to Québec. Its silver-grey foliage is wooly. The white flowers lend themselves readily to making dry bouquets. An interesting species for rock gardens.

Height: 30 to 50 cm
Width: 40 cm
Blooms: white, August to October
Attractions for wildlife: attracts butterflies

Common name

Western pearly everlasting

Latin name (genus)

Anaphalis margaritacea

English common name

French common name

Botanical family

  • Asteraceae

Growing conditions

Exposure: sun
Soil type: dry, sandy or stony


  • Zone 3

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Pests and diseases
Physiological disorders

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