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Bushy Aster, Hardy Aster

Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink'

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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.

CareLikes well-drained soil. Divide in early spring.

PropagationBy division.

ProblemsThis cultivar has a high resistance to mildew and rust.

  • Genus : Aster
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Characteristics : Attracts Bees
  • Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Summer, Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Uses : Ground Covers
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials
  • Flower Color : Pink
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