Aster 'Blue Autumn' PP17,400

Hybrid Aster

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-7

This Aster has a nice, compact mounding habit and is covered with hundreds of daisy-like deep blue flowers. Dark green, hairless leaves are smooth to the touch, as are the stems.

Height

20 Inches

Spread

20 Inches

Color

Blue/Purple

Interesting Notes

Released by Herbert Oudshoorn of the Netherlands.

Bloom Time

September-October

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grow from creeping rhizomes with fibrous roots.

When to Divide

early spring

Good Companions

Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum), Fall Garden Mum (Chrysanthemum ), Three-lobed Coneflower (Rudbeckia triloba), Spotted Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum), Garden Phlox (Phlox paniculata), Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)

Characteristics & Attributes

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