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common name: Parry's Townsend Daisy
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: lilac
main season: Spring
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: alkaline
minimum temp: -39°C
USDA zone: 3 to 7
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.
Sharply drained gritty, preferably alkaline soil in sun. Dislikes excessive winter wet.
Rock and scree gardens, alpine containers