Aster 'Wood's Light Blue'

(Syn: Symphyotrichum)
Aster

Aster ÔWoodÕs Light BlueÕ

Photo Credit: Susan Martin

Aster ÔWoodÕs Light BlueÕ

Photo Credit: Susan Martin


Aster 'Wood's Light Blue'

(Syn: Symphyotrichum)
Aster

An excellent fall container crop to sell with anemones and grasses. Lilac blue flowers with gold centers blanket the low, compact mound of bright green foliage that is resistant to rust and powdery mildew. A great late season food source for pollinators, but typically not favored by deer.

Plant Details

  • Zone: 4 - 8
  • Height: 12-18"
  • Spread: 12-18"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: High Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Mid-Fall
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Blue Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Plant Details

  • Zone: 4 - 8
  • Height: 12-18"
  • Spread: 12-18"
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Soil Moisture: High Water Needs, Moderate Water Needs
  • Drought tolerant: No
  • Bloom time: Early Fall, Late Summer, Mid-Fall
  • Foliage Color: Green Shades
  • Flower Color: Blue Shades
  • Fragrant: No
  • Good Cut Flower: Yes
  • Native: Nativar
  • Bee-friendly: Yes
  • Deer resistant: Yes
  • Rabbit resistant: No
  • Attracts butterflies: Yes
  • Attracts hummingbirds: No
  • Groundcover: No
  • Roy Diblik Favorite: No

Grower Information

  • PowerPlug Size(s): 32s
  • Optimal Planting Time: Spring
  • Retail Sales Window: Fall, Summer
  • Moisture in Production: Average
  • Requires Shade in Production: No
  • Vernalization Required for Bloom: No
  • Vernalization Beneficial: Yes