Species - sargentiana

This species was a sub species of H. aspera but is now recognized as a species in its own right.  It forms a small tree with crooked stems that are very coarsely hairy.  It also has large coarse hairy leaves.  The flowers form large flat heads and consist of mauve fertile florets and mauve sterile florets.

sargentiana (Rehd. McClintock)

Bed D: Plant 29 AGM 1984, 1992  AM 1912 Named after the plant collecter and botonist ‘Sargent’  It is sometimes classed as a ssp. of H. aspera, but now... Read more