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Compact Aster Collection

Accent your yard with mounds of color

Compact Aster Collection

Accent your yard with mounds of color
We always want to end the season on a high note, and with asters, that is pretty well guaranteed. Especially if it's our Compact Aster Collection. These four varieties have the benefits of modern hybridization, with stronger resistance to mildew and splitting—the two issues that tend to spell trouble for traditional asters. As other plants fade in late summer, these spill forth with hundreds of cheerful, daisylike blooms, bringing your garden dependable color from late summer until frost. Caring for asters is easy. They require no deadheading and no staking, plus they are drought tolerant. Deer and rabbits tend to leave them alone. These four varieties are all compact moundforming plants, but they have a nice range in height for accenting flower beds or filling planters. The dwarf aster, Wood's Pink, reaches up to 16" and is perfect along a front border. Bridal Veil and Vibrant Dome reach middling heights at 18-24", making Bluebird the perfect backdrop at 3-4'.
  • Zone 4-8
  • Height 12 - 48 inches
  • Flowering Date Late summer/early fall to frost
  • Sun Exposure Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Ship As 3" POT

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    Product Details

    • Botanical Name:

      Aster novi-belgii
    • Form: Perennial
    • Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
    • Height/Habit: 12 - 48 inches
    • Spread: 12 - 48 inches
    • Spacing: 12 - 36 inches
    • Hardiness Zone: 4-8
    • Flowering Date: Late summer/early fall to frost
    • Winter Care: Mulch to prevent winter heaving in northern climates, especially where snow cover is lacking.
    • Shipping Season: Fall
    • Flower Form: Delicate daisy flowers
    • Foliage Type: Dark green lance shaped foliage
    • Pruning: Hard prune in winter. Divide every 3-4 years to maintain vigor.
    • Soil Requirement: Moist, well-drained soil. Wet winter soils are more damaging than the cold weather.
    • Additional Information: Collection contains Snow Flurry Aster, Wood's Blue Aster, Wood's Pink Aster, Wood's Purple Aster
    • Restricted States: AE AK GU HI PR

    Shipping

    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:

    2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
    Zone Bulbs, Potted Plants and Perennials
    1A - 6B 9/4/18 - 11/2/18
    7A-10B 9/4/18 - 11/16/18
    Last Order Date Zones 1-6: 10/29/18
    Zones 7-10
    : 11/12/18

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