Aster Wood's Purple

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Stunning Edger
The rich, glowing semi-double purple flowers with yellow centers of Aster Wood's Purple add superb color for autumn interest. Asters provide a spectacular show in a sunny cottage garden. Clean foliage all season. Looks great with ornamental grasses.

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Code ASWO
Patent
Plant Type Perennials
Species
Height Short 8-12"
Spacing Plant 12-16" apart
Bloom Time Early Fall to Late Fall
Sun / Shade Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones
4-8
Soil Type Normal, Clay
Water Needs Medium
Sold In Plantable Pots

Special Features

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Long-Blooming

Planting Sites

  • OK in Containers
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Aster General Information

Asters are invaluable in the hardy border, adding superb color in the autumn. Very durable and long lived. Even heavy, wet soils will suit them. Richer soils will generally yield taller plants. Mounds of color begin in September, in a full range of colors. Asters support bees and butterflies right up until season's end. Idaho has restricted all potted plant material from being shipped into Idaho at this time.

Aster Plant Care

Pinch back and divide like mums for best display. General rule of thumb is to pinch until 4th of July and not after. Pinching yields better branching and more flowers. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring. Avoid wet overwintering conditions. Remove spent flowers to prevent reseeding.