This is a mat-forming aster with thick, almost leafless stems that support solitary, violet-blue ray florets and orange-yellow disk florets.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsMany cultivars exist.
CareNeeds well-drained, average fertile soil in full sun.
PropagationMost asters require frequent division.
ProblemsAsters are sometimes plagued by fungal diseases. The most common are wilt disease, powdery mildew, and botrytis.
- Genus : Aster
- Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
- Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
- Light : Full Sun
- Bloom Time : Late Summer, Summer
- Maintenance : Moderate
- Plant Type : Perennials
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Summer Interest