Aster spp.


Family: Asteraceae Aster

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 4B - 9A
Exposure Full sun
Bloom color Blue, lavender, pink, white
Bloom time Early Summer to Early Winter
Water needs Moist
Landscape uses Border, container, ground cover, massing, rock garden, seashore, specimen
Height 24" to 4' / 60cm to 1.20m
Spread 12" to 36" / 30cm to 90cm
Growth rate Fast
Persistence Deciduous, broadleaf
Bloom attributes Suitable for cut flowers
Leaf color Blue, green
Fruit color Blue, white
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral, slightly alkaline
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded
Attributes and features Native to North America