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Berkheya purpurea

Berkheya purpurea

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A rare daisy from South Africa with thistle-like foliage and smokey-lilac-purple flowers. The large flowers are held atop 3 to 4 foot tall stems, adding to the drama. Deer proof, drought resistant, and long-blooming. This excellent plant is easy to grow in fertile soil in full sun. Winter protection required in colder zones. This plant has a long taproot and should not be moved once established.

Zones: 6 to 10

Family: Asteraceae

Type: Perennial

Height: 24 to 30 in.

Spread: 12 to 18 in.

Exposure: full sun

Soil Conditions: dry, well-drained, average

Bloom Time: July to September

Bloom Color: Lavender To Pale Purple

Native Range: South Africa

Image Credits: 

Krzysztof Ziarnek, Kenraiz, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons


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