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Have you got some steps, paths or walls you want softening with curtains of daisies? That's exactly what this wonderful plant – Erigeron karvinskianus – is for. It flowers for about nine months of the year and gently Self-sows into all the nooks and crannies. A brilliant value plant which no garden should be without.

Genus Erigeron karvinskianus
Variety Sea of Blossom, Profusion
Type Hardy Perennial
Common Name Australian daisy, Mexican fleabane
Border Position Front
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Fertile, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Well-drained
Height 25cm (10in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover February-April. Sprinkle seed on the surface of seed compost and keep moist on a warm kitchen windowsill, then plant out in May. Or sow direct April-July.
Care Tips Will self-seed and spread with it's roots making it perfect for walls and paths. Deadhead to encourage flowering.
Flowering June - November
Vase Life 4-5 days. Avoid direct sunlight and heat. This has a beautiful scent.
Harvesting Keep picking as often as you can.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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white, no pink in sight

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Reviewed 22nd July 2016 by P J Sutcliffe

The plants arrived in good condition and have been quick to take and grow, but mine are all white - so just like daisies - with no hint of the pink which I was looking forward to. Not sure if this will come. but at the moment am a bit disappointed

Reply from the Sarah Raven Team:

"Thank you for your feedback. The flowers tend to open white initially and then go on to turn a pinkish-purple colour as the flower matures, if this doesn't happen and you would like further advice please contact our customer service team on 0345 092 0283 or by email at info@sarahraven.com"

Posted 4th August 2016


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Reviewed 26th May 2016 by julie Terry

Fell in love with this plant when i saw it at sissinghurst so knew exactly where to buy it from. i am obsessed with this plant !! as usual they were delivered in wonderful condition and look so nice in my garden that i have ordered some more !

Brilliant froth of long lasting flowers

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Reviewed 12th November 2015 by Zoe Willenbrock

This is easy and quick to grow - in no time I had a tumbling mass of flowers that last right through to December.