The dainty, daisy-like blooms atop dark green, lance-shaped foliage provide varying color at the end of the season when flowers are scarce. Dwarf habit.
Light: Full sun to partial shade
Bloom Time: Late summer to frost
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Mixed Mounding Asters Product Details
Aster dumosus Red, White, Blue (Jenny, Apollo, Mittelmeer)
Partial Shade/Full Sun
Zone 4 - 8 (-30° F)
Dark green lance shaped foliage.
Delicate daisy flowers
various - depending on varieties
Late summer/early fall to frost.
Like Mums, Asters require long days for vegetative growth and short days for bud initiation and development.
Moist, well-drained soil. Wet winter soils are more damaging than the cold weather.
Very hardy, tolerant to light frost, provides color late in the season when flower are scarce. This variety has a compact dwarf habit therefore doesn't require pinching or staking.
None necessary. Divide every 3-4 years to maintain vigor.
Novi-belgii comes from "New Belgium" the early name for New York.
If you are looking for a new flower to add to your garden, look no further than the Mixed Mounting Aster. These Dumosus Asters grow bright beautiful blooms surrounded by dark green lance foliage, and they're easy to care for. The Mixed Mounting Asters' delicate and lovely flowers are tougher than they look. Asters tolerate cooler temperatures and keep the colors of spring and summer well into the fall and winter seasons while other plant varieties may have lost their bloom. These hardy asters flowers tolerate light frost and require no pinching or staking. These asters from the late summer into the early fall and winter months. Flower color varies and depends on the variety purchased. These mounding asters do best in moist, well drained soil and does not require pruning. For best long term maintenance, simply divide your asters every 3-4 years to maintain vigor. This variety of asters flowers grows anywhere between 12-18 inches in height and has a dwarf habit requiring a spread of 18 inches and spacing between 12" - 24", with a hardiness zone of 4 - 8 (-30F). Plant your asters in partial shade or full sun. This easy to grow and unique plant will add color and spark to any garden.