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Boltonia asteroides Pink

Thousand Flower Aster, False Aster, Starwort

$9.95 $4.97 (50% off) $4.75 ea. (3+ discount)

In stock for Spring 2017

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Masses of starlike pink flowers with yellow centers atop sturdy plants beginning in late summer and continuing until even after frost. Commonly called false Aster, Boltonia Pink is a blanket of color above upright mounds of lanced-shaped, grayish-green leaves on branching stems.

Details

Item Code: BOPI
Type: Perennials
Height: Medium 3-4'
Spacing: Plant 24" apart
Bloom Time: Late Summer to Mid-Fall
Sun-Shade: Full Sun to Mostly Sunny
Zones: 4-9   Find Your Zone
Soil Condition: Normal, Clay
Flower: Pink
Accent: Pink
Pot Size: 3.5" square x 4" deep

Features to Note

  • Good for Cut Flowers
  • Blooms for 4 Weeks or More
  • 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.