General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies

Common names
  • Japanese Aster
  • Variegated Golden False Aster
  • Aster
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Aster yomena
  • Synonym: Kalimeris yomena

Photo Gallery
Location: Halls of Heddon nursery Northumberland England UK 
Date: 2022-10-02
Japanese Aster (Aster yomena 'Shogun')

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
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