Robin's Plantain (Erigeron pulchellus)

Habitat: Fields and Open Areas, Wet Areas

Grows in Sun/Shade: Sun

Flowers: White

Attributes: Butterfly nectar plant, Pollinator friendly, Drought tolerant

Height: 30-45 cm (11-17 in)


Robin's Plantain looks like an aster, but it blooms in the spring. The rest of the year it forms a groundcover of basal leaves and spreads to produce a compact, dense mat. The early blooming make it a good plant for feeding pollinators.


For more information about this plant please visit the Ontario Wildflowers website


4265 Wilmot-Easthope Rd., New Hamburg,  (2 km north of highway 7/8 or south of Erb's Road)

Nursery (please call ahead) 519-662-2529 (office) or 519-272-3393 (cell)
Preorder or consultation 519-831-0953 or email