groundcover, perennial

Erigeron karvinskianus | Mexican Daisy, Santa Barbara Daisy

This little perennial accepts full sun exposure along the coast; provide with afternoon shade and additional water in hot inland areas. Tiny, daisylike flowers about 3/4 inch wide and have yellow centers. They are white then age to pink and magenta. They can be invasive so be ready to control planting beds. Canopy coverage: 7 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: partial shade, full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 20F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 3 feet wide


Foliage Color: light green

Flower Color: white, pink

Flower Season: spring, summer, fall

Wildlife: bees