pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea)

several clusters of white flowers at tops of stems

pearly everlasting


Light: Full to partial sun
Height: 7-20 inches
Water: moderate
Soil type: tolerates a variety of soils including heavy clay

Perennial wildflower with small white flowers that appear ‘pearly’ because of the papery bracts that surround each flower cluster; grey-green leaves; needs moisture in spring then dry; tends to spread quickly via rhizomes, especially given water; blooms midsummer; many medicinal uses; nice in dried flower arrangements.



  • pearly everlasting flower heads with rosy pussytoes
    flower heads