Aster ericoides

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Heath Aster

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-10

This native is covered with small pink flowers with yellow centers. A beautiful fall bloomer.
The foliage is equally attractive. An excellent wildflower.

Height

3 Feet

Spread

3-4 Feet

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

August-Spetember

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Give these plants room to grow in well-drained soil. Cut back heavy in the spring.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Goldenrod (Solidago ), Side-Oats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula), Little Blue Stem (Schizachryium scoparium)

Characteristics & Attributes

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