Aster subcaeruleus Aster tongolensis

Aster subcaeruleus


A. tongolensis is a mat-forming, deciduous perennial to 50cm tall with dark green, hairy, lance-shaped leaves. Daisy-like summer flowerheads comprise lavender-blue rays surrounding an orange-yellow centre

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Common names

      Aster subcaeruleus

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Spread

      0.1-0.5 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun

  • scissorsPruning

    Cut back after flowering

  • bambooSoil

    SoilChalk, Loam, Sand

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Flower borders and beds City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Rock Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed in pots in cold frame in spring or autumn or propagate by division in spring

  • insectPests

    May be attacked by slugs, snails, leaf and bud eelworms and aphids

  • microbeDiseases

    May be subject to wilts, leaf spot and grey moulds