Beautiful variegation brightens the green and grey mottled foliage. A wide creamy-golden margin blends to the edge of the cut-leaf foliage. Its spreading branches mingle softly with its garden neighbors. Blooming in early fall, 12- to 15-inch stems produce light lavender aster-like flowers with a yellow center.
CarePlant in part shade to ensure the brightest variegation without the "crisping" that may occur to the leaves when planted in full sun. Variegation will fade a bit as summer progresses. Pinching back in summer will encourage new variegated growth.
PropagationIn spring, cool-stratify seed for 2 weeks prior to surface sowing in a cold frame. Divide in spring.
- Genus : Kalimeris
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8
- Plant Height : 6 to 12 inches
- Uses : Containers
- Bloom Time : Fall
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium to Wet
- Growth Rate : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Characteristics : Showy Foliage
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest