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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

Zone:

4

Height:

30-40 cm

Spread:

40-50 cm

Colour:

Blue-light
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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

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

Habit

Mounding
Dwarf
Compact

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Border/edging

Soil Moisture

Well Drained
Moist to Average

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

Michaelmas Daisy Michaelmas Daisy
(Aster dumosus 'Wood's Pink')
Michaelmas Daisy Michaelmas Daisy
(Aster dumosus 'Wood's Purple')