Xeriscape Plants

Plants listed here are found in the Riverfront Park Demonstration Garden along the Apple Capital Loop Trail in Wenatchee. Numbers refer to plant identification markers in the garden. Click on photos to enlarge and for more plant details.

Photo of Michaelmas Daisy

Michaelmas Daisy (Aster 'Celeste')

Plant type Flower
Flower color Soft pink-purple
Flower season Spring to Summer
Plant size 1½' H x 2½' W
Hardiness -10 degrees
Light preference Full sun
Winterizing instructions Cut to ground before winter, clean up debris. Divide clumps every 2 to 3.
Additional comments Fast-growing, long bloom season, attracts butterflies and bees. Tall-growing forms can be pinched back before mid-July to reduce height and need for staking, usually producing more flowers. They prefer well drained soil.
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in xeriscape garden