General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 3 to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 5 feet
Leaves: Good fall color
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Pale pink rays with yellow central disk.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Drought tolerant

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Common names
  • False Aster
  • Bolton's Aster
  • White Doll's Daisy
  • False Chamomile
  • Thousand Flower

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Location: Greenwood, MN
Date: 2015-09-06
Location: Greenwood, MN
Date: 2015-09-06

Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Photo Courtesy of Lazy S'S Farm Nursery.
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Courtesy Crownsville Nursery
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