Lessingia (Corethrogyne) filaginifolia 'Silver Carpet'

Common Name:
California aster
Plant Type:
Evergreen perennial
Asteraceae (The Sunflower Family)
Geographic Origin:
California Native?:
Plant Size:
4-8 inches high, 4-6 feet wide
Landscape/Garden Uses:
ground cover
Flowering Season:
Summer and fall
Flower Color:
Light pink
Sun or light shade
Well-drained soil
Suggested Irrigation:
Occasional to little watering
Estimated Hardiness:
Hardy to 15-20 degrees F.
This is a prostrate, closely branched shrublet, with toothed, grey green 1-2 inch leaves. In summer and fall it is dotted with lavender pink daisies. Sun, well drained soil, moderate to occasional watering. Hardy to 15-20 degrees F or less. Santa Barbara Botanic Garden introduction.