Aster 'Blue Star' Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Blue Star'

aster 'Blue Star'


'Blue Star' is a compact herbaceous perennial to 75cm, with narrow bright green leaves and pale lavender-blue flowers 12mm wide, in large sprays

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      aster 'Blue Star'

    • Common names

      Aster ericoides 'Blue Star', Aster 'Blue Star'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.5-1 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back in late autumn

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal Wildlife Gardens

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in spring

  • insectPests

    Generally pest free

  • microbeDiseases

    Asters may suffer Verticillium wilt, powdery mildews and grey moulds