Botanical Name: Anaphalis margaritaceae
Plant Family: Aster family (Asteraceae)
Description: A North American native that grows to 3 ft tall in dry or sandy sites. Silver gray foliage with white rounded flowers, the seed heads become wispy and pearly white in winter.
Growing Conditions: Tolerates poor soil, dry and rocky sites.
Bloom Time: Jul - Aug
Bloom Color: White
Benefit to pollinators/wildlife: Host for Painted Lady, American Lady
Native Status: PA native
Location in habitat: Pollinator Demonstration Garden