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Aster Wood's Light Blue
ENLARGE IMAGE Tidy habit with 1000's of blooms!
  • Asters are a disease proof groundcover that butterflies love
  • Woods Light Blue Aster is pleasingly compact and thrives in sand or clay
  • Aster Wood's Light Blue stays charming throughout the season

Aster Wood's Light Blue

Disease-proof groundcover Aster butterflies love!
Item: #ASTWL1Q
ZONE 4,5,6,7,8
As low as $12.19
  • Disease-proof dwarf Aster
  • 1000's of light blue blooms
  • Easy sun loving groundcover
  • Thrives in sand or clay
  • Only 12-18"" tall
  • Jumbo 1 Quart pot
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Aster Wood's Light Blue Description

There is nothing like cheerful Asters to brighten up the fading garden of summer. Aster Woods' Light Blue is truly one of the best Asters bred for  compact habit, long bloom period , heavy flowering & disease free foliage.

Wood's Light Blue Aster is a charming, compact  sun ground cover  By late summer, hundreds of medium blue flowers with gold centers bloom so profusely they literally smother the foliage. 

This Aster has disease free foliage,  keeps its nice form while thriving in sand or clay.  No flopping over like older aster varieties.

Asters extend late summer color in the perennial garden. Combine with other late season favorites such as Sedums, Coneflowers, or summer long blooming KnockOut Roses.

Features: Blooms First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Disease Resistant, Easy Care, Fall Color, Pest Resistant, Rabbit Resistant, Season Extender

Quick Facts

  • Botanical Name:
    Aster 'Wood's Light Blue'
  • Common Name:
    Aster
  • Zone:
    4,5,6,7,8
  • Sun Exposure:
    Sun
  • Delivery:
    See Schedule
  • Ship Form:
    1 Quart
  • Soil Type:
    Normal, Sandy, Clay
  • Soil Moisture:
    Average
  • Height x Width:
    12-18" x 12-18"
  • Flower Color:
    Light Blue
  • Foliage Color:
    Green
  • Bloom Season:
    Late Summer-Fall
  • Uses:
    Accent,Alpine and Rock, Border, Container Gardening, Cottage Gardening, Edging, Ground Cover, massing, Rock Garden, Small Spaces, under planting,
  • Cannot Ship to:
    AK,CAN, HI, PR
  • Patent #: None

Ideas and How-to's

SUGGESTED PRODUCTS

PLANTING GUIDE

Soil: Average soil. Very tolerant. Richer soils will generally yield taller plants.Light: Partial to full sun
Water: Needs 1 inch weekly. Water more often in extreme heat. Some asters are moisture-sensitive; if your plants have too much moisture or too little moisture, they will often lose their lower foliage or not flower well. Keep an eye out for any stressed plants and try a different watering method if your plants are losing flowers.
Spacing: 1-1.5 ft apart
Fertilizing: Light application of slow release fertiizer at time of planting and every spring should be more than adequate.
Winterizing: Cut asters back in winter after the foliage has died. Avoid wet overwintering conditions.
Maintenance & Pruning: Pinch back and divide like mums for best display. General rule of thumb is to pinch until 4th of July and not after. Pinching yields better branching and more flowers. Can be divided every 2-3 years in spring. Remove spent flowers to prevent reseeding.

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