Pearly Everlasting

Pearly Everlasting

Anaphalis margaritacea, commonly known as Pearly Everlasting, is a native North American plant that grows up to 3 feet tall and is usually found in sandy, dry, or gravelly locations.

Pearly Everlasting

More than 100 varieties[1] of Anaphalis are known. It is an erect, tufted plant with attractive, woolly, narrow, silvery-gray leaves and tiny, white, spherical flowers with yellow central stamens arranged in flat clusters (corymbs) on upright stems.

Naphalis Margaritacea

Pearly Everlasting flowers are usually flat clusters of numerous flower heads ¼ to 1/3 inches (0.5 cm to 1 cm) at the tip of the plant. The leaves are 7 to 13 cm long and up to 2 cm wide.

Pearly Everlasting

Also, the leaves are toothless, sometimes with wavy or curled margins, clad with white woolen hair on both sides, but more on the underside. The flowers bloom from July to October.

White Pearly Everlasting Flowers

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Key References
  • [1]“Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center – The University of Texas at Austin”. Accessed December 02, 2021. Link.


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