Aster (Symphyotrichum) dumosum 'Wood's Purple'
New York Aster
Clear purple daisy-like flowers for 4-6 weeks over compact clumps of dark green foliage that is disease resistant. Best in full sun to light shade and normal moisture.
Can tolerate some drought and coastal conditions. If plants are kept too dry, they may develop powdery mildew on their leaves. Can be grown under black walnut trees. NATIVE cultivar.
Characteristics & Attributes
Native. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Can be grown under black walnut trees. Tolerant of coastal conditions.