Erigeron Seeds - Rocky
USDA Zones: 5 - 8
Height: 6 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring to mid summer
Bloom Color: White
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Sandy, well-drained soils
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Do not cover
Sowing Rate: 4 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seeds moist until germination
Plant Spacing: 6 - 12 inches
Erigeron (Erigeron Compositus Rocky) - These low growing flowering plants grow only 6 inches tall and have small daisy-like flowers that are white with yellow centers. Erigeron seeds, if planted when temperatures are warm, will bloom in only three months after sowing. Plant Erigeron in rock gardens and edging along a perennial bed. Plant Erigeron Compositus Rocky in full sun and in sandy type soils or plant in a rock wall. Blooms in late spring into mid summer. Erigeron Compositus is commonly referred to as Cutleaf Daisy. Erigeron Cutleaf Daisy has ferny foliage and a taproot allowing it to tolerate dry conditions.
Sow Erigeron seeds indoors 4 - 6 weeks before last frost. Use sterile starter mix and sow the flower seeds onto the mix. Do not cover the seeds because they do need light for germination. Transplant seedlings when temperature are warmed up. For directly sowing Erigeron Cutleaf Daisy seeds outdoors, wait until frost danger has passed and directly spread flower seeds onto prepared beds. Keep the flowers seeds moist but do not cover.