Plants in the genus Kalimeris are upright, leafy perennials native to damp habitats in East Asia. Leaves are alternate, linear-ovate to elliptic, with leaf margins that are toothed or deeply lobed. These plants bear aster-like panicles of white, violet- or pink-tinged flowerheads.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsBest-suited to a wild or informal border.
CarePrefers moderately fertile, moist soils. Grows best in full sun to partial shade.
PropagationSow seed in situ when ripe. Divide plants in spring or summer to maintain vigor.