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Heath Aster

Plant Facts
Common Name: Heath Aster
Botanical Name: Aster ericoides
Nativity: North America
Hardiness Zone: 3-10
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Size: Height: 1-3′, Spread: 1-1.5′

Aesthetic Traits
Plant Form: Spreading
Foliage Color: Pale green
Seasonal Features: Flowers in late summer
Fall Color:
Winter Form: none
Bloom Color: White, blue, purple
Bloom Time: August – October
Fruit Color:

Ecological Traits
Light: Full sun
Soil Type: Sand to clay
Soil Moisture: Dry – moist
Urban Tolerances: Salt tolerant
Wildlife Value: Butterflies, bees

Installation & Maintenance Notes
Stake if needed


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