Northeast Pollinator Plants
Erigeron pulchellus (Robin's Plantain)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Robin's Plantain
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Use: Naturalizing, Ground Cover
Light: Full Sun to Part Shade
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist, avoid rich or amended soils
Flower Time: April - June
Flower Color: Pale violet with distinct yellow center disks
Height: 1.5 - 2'
Notes: Erigeron pulchellus, Robin's Plantain, will self-seed and spread through stoloniferous roots to form a pleasing ground cover with aster-like flowers.
Host plant of
VT Bee Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN):
Bombus rufocinctus (Red-Belted Bumble bee)
Lasioglossum nelumbonis (Lotus Sweat bee)
Megachile rugifrons (Rugose-Fronted Resin bee)
Osmia texana (Texan Mason bee)
Native to Northeast and Midwest US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).