Boltonia asteroides
(boltonia)
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Category: Herbaceous Plants

Photo Credits: Steven N. Rodie

Additional Species:

‘Snowbank,’ more compact, heavier flowering; Boltonia asteroides var. latisquama ‘Jim Crockett,’ compact to a height and spread of 24 inches and pale violet flowers with yellow discs from June through September

Height: 48 – 72 inches


Spread:  48 inches


Location: Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: MO


Comments & Cautions:
No staking required to hold form into winter


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
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Plant Form

strongly upright and slightly rounded; dense mass of self-supporting stems

Foliage

narrow gray-green leaves; medium-fine texture

Flowers

white, 1-inch “daisies” cover plant late August-September; attracts butterflies

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