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botanical name:
Townsendia parryi
Townsendia parryi © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Parry's Townsend Daisy
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.20m
width: 0.25m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Spring
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 7
description:
Short-lived alpine perennial. Rosettes of long narrow dark greenleaves. Large pale purple-blue tinged daisy-like flowers on sturdy erect stalks in late spring.

cultivation:
Sharply drained gritty, preferably alkaline soil in sun. Dislikes excessive winter wet.

propagation:
From seed

usage:
Rock and scree gardens, alpine containers

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