Aster lateriflorus 'Lady in Black'
Also called Horizontal Aster
More About Aster lateriflorus 'Lady in Black'
- AKA Symphyotrichum lateriflorum 'Lady in Black'
- Masses of tiny, white flowers with raspberry-coloured centres
- Purplish-black foliage looks attractive all season
- Attracts butterflies
- Bloom Time: Late summer
Calico Aster Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in full sun tolerating many soil types and considered quite drought tolerant. Although it stands up well in the garden, it is advisable to prune 1/3 of the top growth in early summer. This will encourage new foliage and produce numerous, tiny blooms per plant.
Aster lateriflorus 'Lady in Black' Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils
Flowering TimeLt. Sum-Fall