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Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink' (Bushy Aster, Hardy Aster)

Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink' Photo/Illustration: Courtesy of Bluestone Perennials


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink' ASS-ter doo-MOE-sus Common Name: Bushy Aster, Hardy Aster 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.


Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.;6 in. to 12 in.
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 Birds; Attracts Butterflies
Bloom Time Early Fall; Fall; Late Summer; Summer
Flower Color Pink Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Slopes and Hillsides, Ground Covers
Seasonal Interest Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Perennials,Natives

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