Boltonia asteroids var. latisquama Jim Crockett

Thousand Flower Aster, False Aster, Starwort

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Plant Code: BOJC

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Finally a Boltonia for smaller spaces! This compact selection is festooned with loads of lavender daisy-like blossoms with cheery yellow centers. Adds dramatic flair to your late summer garden. A United States native.

One plant makes a grand show, and a row of them could be used as a low-growing flowering hedge. Butterflies adore this plant.


Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 18-24"
Spacing: Plant 18-24" apart
Bloom Time: Mid-Summer to Early Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Lavender
Accent: Lavender
Patent: PP16,678
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Beneficial for Pollinators
  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Long-Blooming
  • Seaside/Salt Tolerant

Boltonia General Information

Boltonia are North American natives. Very upright habit never needs staking. Prolific fall flowering with finely, rayed daisy flowers resemble Asters. One plant makes a grand show and a row of them could be used as a flowering hedge.

Boltonia Plant Care

Can be pinched like mums. Plants come from the ground and reach full height each year. Entire top can be removed in spring. Low maintenance, problem free. Divide in spring every 3 years or so or as needed to control spread. Masses of fully rooted plantlets grow around the parent plant and can be teased out of clump and replanted.