Seaside daisy (Erigeron glaucus)
Native to: California and the Oregon coast.
Looks like: A clump- forming plant (to 1 1/2 feet tall) with lavender flow- ers. ‘Sea Breeze’ has large pink blooms; ‘Wayne Roderick’ (‘W.R.’) grows 8 inches tall.
Use it: In low, wide containers, or in sunny rock gardens with fast-draining, sandy soil.