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Sea Breeze Seaside Daisy

Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze'

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Sea Breeze Seaside Daisy (Erigeron glaucus 'Sea Breeze') at GardenWorks

Sea Breeze Seaside Daisy flowers

Sea Breeze Seaside Daisy flowers

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Height:  12 inches

Spread:  12 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  7a

Other Names:  Beach Fleabane

Description:

A beautiful variety perfect for coastal plantings because of its tolerance to salt spray; large lavender pink flowers with sunny yellow centers emerge in spring and cover the plant; perfect for the garden or edging

Ornamental Features

Sea Breeze Seaside Daisy has masses of beautiful pink daisy flowers with lavender overtones and yellow eyes at the ends of the stems from early spring to mid fall, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its narrow leaves remain grayish green in colour throughout the year. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Sea Breeze Seaside Daisy is an herbaceous evergreen perennial with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting bees and butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Sea Breeze Seaside Daisy is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Rock/Alpine Gardens
  • Border Edging
  • General Garden Use
  • Naturalizing And Woodland Gardens

Planting & Growing

Sea Breeze Seaside Daisy will grow to be about 10 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 inches. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist growing conditions, but will not tolerate any standing water. It is considered to be drought-tolerant, and thus makes an ideal choice for a low-water garden or xeriscape application. It is not particular as to soil pH, but grows best in poor soils, and is able to handle environmental salt. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. This is a selected variety of a species not originally from North America. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.

 
 
Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Characteristics
Massing  Rock  Edging  Garden  Naturalizing 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features


Disclaimer - This Plant Database is an online catalog representing many of the varieties that we carry over the course of the season, and is intended for informational purposes only. Inventory varies seasonally, so we cannot guarantee that every plant will be in stock at all times - please contact your favourite GardenWorks location directly for current availability. It does not include our entire inventory of plants, so be sure to visit GardenWorks to see varieties that may not be represented on this list.