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Aster Wood's Pink

Dwarf Aster Wood's Pink The favorite dwarf pink aster, easy and dependably hardy. Great color on short plants. (Aster)

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Plant - 3" pot
Plant - 3" pot
Price: $10.95
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Details:

Zones: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Plant Size: 8-12" tall, 18" wide
Light: Full Sun
Bloom Time: Late summer to early fall
Shipping: Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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Details
SKU 24PER
Common Name New York Aster
Botanical Name Aster
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Green
Estimated Mature Height 8-12" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 18" wide
Bloom Time Late summer to early fall
Ships As Potted Plant
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Containers, Cut Flowers, Borders, Showy Flowers, Pest / Disease Resistant
Ships to Canada No
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Description
This is famous pink one among the dwarf asters. With bright daisy-like flowers and neat short growth, you can depend on them for stunning flowers like clockwork when fall rolls around.

The Dwarf Asters The famous dwarf aster group is one of the very best ways you can assure some fall bloom for your meadow or garden. Ive grown them all, and they are simple to handle, and hardy as oaks. They stay short and spread rapidly. In fact, if you want to do the work, after about two years, you can dig up two or three plants, and divide them into twenty...and then replant yourself a huge patch or yards of edging. Before bloom, they're neat low green tufts, so they're great plants all season long.

The dwarf Aster dumosis hybrids resulted from a cross between wild Aster nova novi-belgii, the much taller New York Aster, with another wild aster from the Pacific northwest.

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2.0

Never bloomed...

By Novice Gardener

from Chicago, IL

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Pros

    Cons

    • Colors Not As Expected
    • Never really bloomed
    • Slow Growth
    • Susceptible to Pests

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      Comments about American Meadows Aster dumosus Wood's Pink - Plant:

      Nothing like the photo. Not sure if I did something wrong, but never bloomed. Stayed green all summer, but no blooms.

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Wonderful , colorful Aster!!!!

      By JRB persists

      from Longmont CO

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      Pros

      • Accurate Instructions
      • Attractive
      • Hardy
      • Healthy
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Garden
        • Patio

        Comments about American Meadows Aster dumosus Wood's Pink - Plant:

        This is a short aster with lots of flowers. Looks wonderful along the front edge of my garden. Vibrant color!

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        Shipping begins in late March based on ground temperatures, warmest zones first.

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