Aster dumosus 'Wood's Light Blue'

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New York Aster

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

This is a nice light lavender-blue short variety for the border; mildew resistant. perfect for a container or border. Loads of blooms and a nice rounded and compact habit. Foliage is dark green and very clean.

Height

8-12 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Pinch back new growth in spring to encourage a compact plant.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Sea Thrift (Armeria maritima), Blackberry Lily (Belamcanda chinensis), Goldenrod (Solidago ), Maiden Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Ornamental Oregano (Origanum ), Creeping Sedum (Sedum Sunsparkler® ), Butterfly Bush (Buddleia ), Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum calcareum)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Cut Flowers
Containers
Ground Cover
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
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