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Aster dumosus 'Wood's Light Blue'

Also called New York Aster


 Suitable Substitutions for Aster dumosus 'Wood's Light Blue'

 

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
  • Excellent compact form
  • Mildew resistant foliage
  • Bloom Time: Late summer into fall

Zone:

4

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Blue
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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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Salt Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Rock garden
Rock garden
Ground cover
Ground cover

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall

Habit

Compact
Mounding
Dwarf

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging