Aster dumosus 'Wood's Light Blue'
Also called New York Aster
More About Aster dumosus 'Wood's Light Blue'
- AKA Aster novi-belgii 'Wood's Light Blue'
- Densely packed clusters of light blue flowers with yellow eyes, from late summer into fall
- Excellent compact form
- Mildew resistant foliage
Michaelmas Daisy Growing and Maintenance Tips
This species of aster needs to be planted in an open and reasonably sunny position to achieve peak flowering. Needs good air circulation to limit mildew issues and prevent the bottom foliage from dropping. Pinch back 1/3 of the foliage twice before early summer, to maintain shape and foliage vigour.
Aster dumosus 'Wood's Light Blue' Characteristics
Flowering TimeLate Summer/Early Fall
Soil MoistureWell Drained
Moist to Average
Suitable Substitutions for Aster dumosus 'Wood's Light Blue'
(Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink')
(Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple')