7) Erigeron, Hymenoxys, Townsendia and other Asteraceae

Erigeron from seed

Submitted by deesen on Tue, 04/17/2012 - 05:28

I have seed of the following:-

ex compositus 'Rocky'
and gaudinii which I understand to be a European species.

Whats the best time of year to sow in the Northern hemisphere please, any other information appreciated?

Stenotus acaulis

Submitted by Weiser on Fri, 01/06/2012 - 21:52

Stenotus acaulis (syn. Haplopappus acaulis)is a very nice dwarf aster from the Western states (CA,NV,OR,WA,ID,MT,WY,CO,and AZ). It's range starts at the Eastern Sierra Nevada Range traveling eastward across the Great Basin Wasache and Uinta ranges. Then crossing the Middle Rockies and into the Wyoming Basin.

Erigeron pallens

Submitted by Lori S. on Sun, 01/01/2012 - 11:44

Erigeron pallens is a relative rarity that occurs on rocky alpine slopes in Alberta, BC, in the western part of the former District of MacKenzie, the Yukon, and Alaska (Moss & Packer). It's also known as Erigeron purpuratus ssp. pallens.

Erigeron carringtonae

Submitted by Peter George on Sat, 07/02/2011 - 15:29

I picked up 2 seedlings of Erigeron carringtonae at our chapter plant sale today, grown by Elisabeth Zander from Alplains seed. Other than the one entry in the Alplains catalog, I can find absolutely no mention of this particular species. Is this a legitimate name? Is the plant THAT unknown? Is it misnamed? Help!