Pearly Everlasting bears numerous pearly white flower heads at the end of leafy unbranched stems. Its woolly white stems grow 1 to 3 feet tall and are clothed with silver green foliage. Leaves are long, narrow and lance shaped. Flowers bloom mid-summer and can last until the first snows of winter.
- Hardiness Zones: 2 - 7
- Native Northeast Region: USDA Database
- Sun Exposure: Full Sun to Part Shade
- Flower Color: White
- Bloom Time: June, July, August, September
- Soil Type: Medium-Dry to Dry
- Mature Plant Size: 2'H x 2'W
- Plant Spacing: 2'
- Host Plant: American Painted Lady, Everlasting Bud Moth, and several Skippers
- Attracts: Butterflies, bees
- Advantages: Drought tolerant, Deer resistant, dried flower
- Landscape Uses: Butterfly garden, perennial border, meadow
- Companion Plants: Ohio Spiderwort, Blanket Flower, Lance Leaf Coreopsis, Butterfly Weed, Foxglove Beardtongue, Lupine