Erigeron karvinskianus. Flower at Polipoli, Maui, Hawaii. Starr-030419-0005
Erigeron karvinskianus. Flower at Polipoli, Maui, Hawaii. Starr-030419-0004
Erigeron karvinskianus. Flowers at Polipoli, Maui, Hawaii. Starr-030419-0178
Santa Barbara Daisy in a six foot long planter box.
Common Name Latin American Fleabane, Mexican Daisy, Santa Barbara Daisy, Fleabane, Profusion
Latin Name Erigeron karvinskianus
Family Asteraceae
Sunset zones / USDA zones 9,11-24 / 9b - 10
Type / Form Shrub / Medium
Native Habitat Mexico
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Twice per month
Exposure Full sun to part shade
Height X Width 2 feet X 5 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green, evergreen
Flowers White to pink flowers blooming most of year, ground cover, shuts down during hottest months, cold marginal
Bark / Roots  
Maintenance Low
Propagation Seeds, cuttings
Pests and diseases
Bidens mottle virus, downy mildew, powdery mildew, rust, white smut, leaf spots, southern blight, and rust.
Landscape uses Erosion control, ground cover, container, rock garden, low maintenance, foliage accent, bedding, cut flowers
Garden Suitability Fragrance
Ornamental Value White to pink flowers blooming most of year, ground cover, shuts down during hottest months, cold marginal
Nature Value Attracts bees
Native American Uses None known
Links  
    Data http://www.efloras.org/object_page.aspx?object_id=54545&flora_id=1
    Images and data http://www.finegardening.com/plantguide/erigeron-karvinskianus-profusion-fleabane.aspx
    Images and data http://www.californiagardens.com/Plant_Pages/erigeron_karvinskianus.htm
    Images and data http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erigeron_karvinskianus
    Images and data http://www.perennials.com/seeplant.html?item=1.200.230
    Images and data http://www.mswn.com/Plant%20Info%20Sheets/Erigeron%20karvinskianus.pdf
    Images and data http://sunnygardens.com/garden_plants/erigeron/erigeron_1199.php
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/FleabaneSB/FleabaneSB.htm
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1648/
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Asteraceae/Erigeron_karvinskianus.html
    Images and data http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=3145
    Nursery, images and data http://www.smgrowers.com/products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?plant_id=567
    Seeds http://www.swallowtailgardenseeds.com/perennials/sbdaisy.html
    Distribution http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ERKA2
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