Aster 'Orpheus' Symphyotrichum laeve 'Orpheus'

aster 'Orpheus'


'Orpheus' is a clump-forming perennial, to 1.5m tall, with broadly lance-shaped, green leaves. Branching spays of lavender-blue flowerheads, with yellow centres, are borne on dark stems from late summer into autumn

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      aster 'Orpheus'

    • Common names

      Aster 'Orpheus'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      1-1.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back in late autumn

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal Wildlife Gardens

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by division in early spring

  • insectPests

    May be affected by Tarsonemid mite

  • microbeDiseases

    May be affected by Verticillium wilt and grey moulds