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Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple'
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Densely packed clusters of charming purple, semi-double flowers provide outstanding color in the garden from late summer into fall. Since this species has a dwarf, compact habit, it will not require staking. 'Wood's' selections have shown excellent resistance to mildew and rust.
Aster Growing and Maintenance Tips
Asters are excellent cut flowers and attract butterflies. They make a terrific accent to fall blooming grasses and the changing colors of the trees. They are native to North America and are generally very easy to grow.
Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple' Characteristics
- Mass Plant
- Salt Tolerant
- Cut Flower / or Foliage
- Deer Resistant
- Sun Tolerant
Growth Rate in the Garden
Season of Interest (Flowering)
- Late Summer
Soil Moisture Needs