dustymaiden (Chaenactis douglasii)

several rayless whitish-pink flowers with pink anthers on silvery-green stems

dustymaiden

 

Common name: dustymaiden
Botanical name: Chaenactis douglasii

Light: full sun
Height: 4 – 24 inches
Water: low – drought tolerant – but thrives with some water
Soil type: dry, rocky soils

Biennial or short-lived perennial wildflower with fern-like silvery-green leaves and small white to pinkish rayless flowers in midsummer; great for rock gardens!