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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

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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 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
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Pink
Estimated Mature Height 8-12" tall
Estimated Mature Spread 18" wide
Bloom Time Late summer to fall
Planting Depth Crown of plant should rest just at or above the soil surface after watering in.
Ships As Potted Plant
Foliage Color Green
Planting Season Spring, Summer
Will Tolerate Loamy Soil, Clay Soil, Moist/Wet Soil
Soil Moisture Average, Moist/Wet, Well Draining
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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4.0

Grown Well Thus Far

By Richare

from Indianapolis, IN

About Me Avid Gardener

Pros

  • Low Maintenance
  • Reliable Growth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Border Control

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

    They haven't bloomed yet but have grown well all summer since planting back in May

     
    2.0

    Never bloomed...

    By Novice Gardener

    from Chicago, IL

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

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

      Best Uses

        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

        About Me Avid Gardener

        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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