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Aster

Michaelmas Daisies

We never tire of Aster’s cheerful daisy faces and the profusion of colors and sizes that make up this genus, from 6 ft. giants to tiny dwarf alpines. Our Asters, large and small, are tried and true performers in ordinary garden soil and full sun. Generally late summer bloomers, they provide lots of oomph when many perennials have petered out.

Cavorting in rocky alpine meadows from Western China to Nepal, this fetching Himalayan denizen sprouts a low, long-lived mound of hairy dark green foliage. Numerous nearly leafless, erect 18 in. stems, each lift a singular, large violet-blue flower distinguished by perky egg-yolk-colored centers and slim, spaced petals that elegantly flex downward as they mature. A delight to birds, butterflies and plant lovers, ‘Napsbury’s smaller slow-spreading stature is tailor-made for the front of the border, a rockery or well-drained cottage garden.

Blooms May–July

Size: 18" high x 2' 0" wide.

Hardy to zone 4.

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