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Bluebird Aster

Bluebird Aster

Tons of cool-toned blooms
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Bluebird Aster

Tons of cool-toned blooms

Availability: Out Of Season


1 per pack

1 per pack

Out Of Season
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  • Zone 4-9
  • Height 36 - 48 inches
  • Flowering Date September-October
  • Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ship As 3" POT

We ship this item in Fall.

Cannot ship to: AE AK GU HI PR

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    Product Description

    Asters have always been lovely for late summer/early fall color, but modern breeding has turned it into an absolute dream for easy growing. Our Bluebird Aster has no problem with drought, and even deer and rabbits leave it alone. Traditional asters tend to have issues with mildew and splitting, but this variety has a great resistance to both. Put it in a planter and it'll fill it out with a lovely, even mound that doesn't require any deadheading or staking and covers itself with hundreds of daisylike blooms. It grows 3-4' tall and makes a lovely accent to some of our more compact asters or other shorter perennials. Aster laevis 'Bluebird'

    Product Details

    • Botanical Name:

      Aster laevis 'Bluebird
    • Form: Perennial
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 36 - 48 inches
    • Spread: 10 - 12 inches
    • Spacing: 10 - 12 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 4-9
    • Flowering Date: September-October
    • Planting Instructions: Set at the same level it is growing at in the container, firm and water in thoroughly.
    • Winter Care: In northern zones a light winter mulch is beneficial, remove early in spring before growth starts.
    • Shipped: 3" POT
    • Growth Rate: Moderate to fast.
    • Shipping Season: Fall
    • Flower Color: Blue
    • Flower Form: Aster-like fringed blooms.
    • Foliage Type: Smooth, mostly toothless, blue-green foliage.
    • Pruning: Only to remove spent flowers and tidy up the plants. After flowering.
    • Soil Requirement: A well drained soil especially in winter is essential.
    • Watering Requirement: Average to dry
    • Additional Information: Good companions include Rudbeckia fulgida, Andropgon virginicus, Helianthus angustifolius and Solidago rugosa.
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR


    When will my order ship?

    Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

    2020 Fall Shipping Schedule
    Zone Most Dormant Bareroot & Potted Perennials, and Shrubs
    1A-4B 9/7/20 - 10/30/20
    5A 9/7/20 - 10/30/20
    5B 9/7/20 - 10/30/20
    6A & 6B 9/7/20 - 10/30/20
    7A 9/7/20 - 11/13/20
    7B 9/7/20 - 11/13/20
    8A & 8B 9/7/20 - 11/13/20
    9A-9B 9/7/20 - 11/13/20
    10A-10B 9/7/20 - 11/13/20
    Last Order Date Zones 1A - 6B: 10/26/20
    Zones 7A - 10B: 11/9/20

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