Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink'

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New York Aster

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

This is a nice short light lavender-pink variety for the border; mildew resistant. Pink pedals with yellow centers are complimentary to autumn shades. Dark green foliage is very clean. Compact habit.

Height

8-12 Inches

Spread

15 Inches

Color

Pink/Red

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

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

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Silver Mound (Artemisia schmidtiana), Tickseed (Coreopsis ), Cranesbill (Geranium ), Japanese Silver Grass (Miscanthus sinensis), Variegated Sweet Iris (Iris pallida), Ornamental Cabbage (Cabbage )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Ground Cover
Cut Flowers
Containers
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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