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‘Wonder of Staffa’ aster

Aster  × frikartii 'Wonder of Staffa'

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This repeat-blooming aster produces bright, 2-inch-wide, violet-blue flowers from mid-summer into fall. It grows to 3 feet tall and 1 to 2 feet wide and prefers full sun and average, well-drained soil.

CareSituate 'Wonder of Staffa' in full sun and well-drained soil. Cut plants back by half in midspring to encourage bushiness.

Propagation Divide in spring.


  • Genus : Aster
  • Plant Height : 1 to 3 feet
  • Plant Width : 1 to 3 feet
  • Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Early Fall, Fall, Late Fall, Late Summer, Summer
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Maintenance : Moderate
  • Plant Type : Perennials

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