This cultivar is lower and more compact than other Asters reducing the need to pinch back stems. It is particularly resistant to mildew and rust. May be cut to the ground after flowering.
Blue-violet to Purple petals with a yellow center
Borders, cottage gardens, butterfly gardens
USDA zone 4-8
It can be propagated by division. As plants do not come true from seed consider cutting back spent flowers.
Prefers rich soils but will tolerate clay, prefers well-drained soil
Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain
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