Aster dumosus ‘Wood’s Blue,’ ‘Wood’s Pink,’ ‘Wood’s Purple’
(Wood’s aster series)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Weston Nurseries, www.WestonNurseries.com

Additional Species:

A. novae-angliae, New England Aster; ‘Purple Dome,’ ‘Alma Potschke,’ and 'September Ruby'; taller cultivars can be pinched or sheared to encourage branching and reduce height

Height: 6 – 12 inches


Spread:  18 inches


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
excellent disease resistance (especially powdery mildew)


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Moist or Average or Dry

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
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May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

compact rounded plants

Foliage

dark green; fine texture

Flowers

masses of single daisy-like flowers in blue, pink, purple; September-October

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