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Anaphalis triplinervis

Anaphalis triplinervis (Pearly everlasting)

is a fully hardy perennial herbaceous plant with white flowers in early Autumn, late Summer and mid Summer. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun. It looks best in Autumn and Summer.


Anaphalis triplinervis grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 8 (slightly alkaline ranges from 7.6 to 8). It is adapted to chalk, clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam, sandy loam and silt loam soils.


This is a prostrate plant and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.4m / 1.3ft and spread of 0.8m / 2.6ft. It can take 4-5 years to reach its ultimate height.


The leaves are green in Spring and Summer and green in Autumn. They are ovate in shape.


Cottage informal garden, flower arranging and flower border and bed.

-38°C / -36.4F 5 to 8 4-5 years 0.4m / 1.3ft 0.8m / 2.6ft
Scientific classifications [Edit]
Genus ? Anaphalis
Specific epithet ? triplinervis
Common names
Pearly everlasting (Ireland)
IPNI details on Anaphalis triplinervis
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