Ajania: Ajania pacifica
This genus with 30 species belongs to the family of the Compositae and is native to the exposed, rocky regions of central and eastern Asia. Ajania pacifica is a low, well-branched herbaceous perennial with sinuate, mid-green leaves with a silvery edge, covered with woolly hairs underneath. Ajania flowers in autumn with enchanting umbels of yellow flower heads. The plants grow best in a sunny position in well-drained, fertile. It is an excellent plant for and . It also looks very good in containers with other autumn flowering plants such as Acorusor Carex species. However, it does need a little protection in winter in colder regions. The seeds can be sown in spring directly in pots, which should be kept frost-free. They can also be propagated from .