Perennial herb to 1 m tall, woolly. Stems erect, branched above. Leaves linear to lanceolate, to 12 cm long, margins rolled under, becoming green above, sessile. Capitula numerous, about 6 mm across; summer. Involucral bracts pearly white. Florets yellowish.
N America, Asia, Europe
Grown as an ornamental or for cut flowers.
A. 'New Snow', with white flowers, is listed. ['Neuschnee']
Source: (2002). Asteraceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 4. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 3. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.