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SUNNY BORDER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

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Aster umbellatus   

As the common name implies, this species features flat clusters of white flowers. Flowers are 1/2-3/4” in size with large white centers and bloom midsummer into fall from reddish stems on upright plants with lance-shaped, deep green foliage. It is typically found growing in marshes and moist woodlands. One of the first Aster to bloom each summer. Grows 2-5'. 

 
    Hardiness Zones:3-8
    Exposure:   
    Native:No
    Deer Resistant:No
 
Growing Tips: Plant in average, well drained, lime-enriched (alkaline) soil.

About Aster: Asters look lovely in the garden but they are also very effective when used in a naturalized or meadow site. Better yet, they attract butterflies!