Alpine Aster 'Pinkie'

 
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Description

Alpine Aster is an early-blooming species, often grown in rock gardens or used for edging in the perennial border. It forms a low carpet of bright green leaves, bearing taller branching stems with daisy-shaped flowers in late spring and early summer. Not a long-lived plant, but will self-seed to produce successive generations, if allowed. This outstanding strain features large blooms of bright rose pink, followed by fluffy seedheads.

Plant Details

Plants

Latin Name:
Aster alpinus 'Pinkie'
Plant Type:
Perennial
Care :
They prefer a sunny location with well-draining soil but will also tolerate partial shade. Although not completely drought tolerant their water requirements are average.
Light Requirements:
  • Full Sun
Habit:
Compact, mounded
Plant Height:
8-12 Inches
Plant Width:
8-12 Inches
Foliage:
Bright green leaves.
Bloom:
Daisy-like rose-pink flowers with a yellow center.
Zone:
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Special Features:
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Low Maintenance
  • Cut/Dried Flower