Bushy Aster, Hardy Aster Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink' http://www.bluestoneperennials.com/Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Bluestone Perennials 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Bushy Aster, Hardy Aster (Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink') ASS-ter doo-MOE-sus Synonyms: Symphyotrichum dumosum 'Wood's Pink', Genus: Aster This is a short-growing aster has creeping rootstocks and pink, daisy-like flowers with yellow centers. It can be used on steep slopes for erosion control. Care: Likes well-drained soil. Divide in early spring. Propagation: By division. Problems: This cultivar has a high resistance to mildew and rust. Overview Height 1 ft. to 3 ft. Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft. Growth Habit Spreads Growth Pace Moderate Grower Light Full Sun Only Moisture Medium Moisture Maintenance Low Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Song Birds, Attracts Butterflies Bloom Time Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer, Summer Flower Color Pink Uses Beds and Borders, Ground Covers, Slopes and Hillsides Seasonal Interest Fall Interest Type Perennials Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink'View the discussion thread.