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Anaphalis margaritacea

Common Name:
Pearly Everlasting
Plant Type:
Sun to Part Sun
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Garden Height:
12-30 Inches
Garden Spread:
12-24 Inches
  • Unusual native, nice accent in a cottage garden
  • Great for poor, dry soils
  • Will spread a bit in ideal conditions

Anaphalis margaritacea is a North American native plant that grows to 3' tall.  It is an upright, clump-forming plant that features attractive, narrow, woolly, silver-gray foliage with tiny, white, globular flowers and yellow centers. Fluffy flower heads are valued for dried flower arrangements.

Uses: Borders, Naturalizing, Rock Gardens
Notable Features: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Mounding

Homeowner Growing Tips: Plant in well-drained soil with average moisture.


"Pearly Everlasting - Anaphalis margaritacea" by Rocky Mountain National Park is licensed with CC BY-ND 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit


Reviews (3)

  • Pearly Everlasting

    Posted by Plant A. Native on Jun 9th 2021

    Received plants in good condition. They are doing fine now. The hardest part for me is to get " full sun ". For painted lady butterfly.

  • very timely and good quality

    Posted by Jennifer A Helder on Nov 2nd 2020

    I was pleased with the prompt delivery and sturdy plant. It grew better and bigger this first year than i expected it would, having been a transplanted specimen. I will definitely recommend your site to others! Thanks!