Symphyotrichum (Aster) dumosus 'Sapphire'


Tips for Homeowners:

Pinch plants before mid-summer to make more bushy, or staking may be necessary. Divide every 2-4 years.

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This long-blooming perennial adds great late season color in the garden and works well as a cut flower for fall bouquets.

  • Fluffy, lilac-blue blooms with yellow center
  • Disease resistant plus rust free
  • Excellent cut flower

Best used in areas where it can naturalized or in the perennial border.

Height: 12-24 in
Spread: 12-24 in
Zone: 4-8
Color: Blue

Interesting Notes about Aster:

The species is a well-known native perennial found in moist, well-drained soils where there is good air circulation. It does have a tendency for powdery mildew if the air circulation is poor or it is kept too dry for too long.

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Mass Planting
  • Border or Bed
  • Long Blooming
  • Ground Cover
  • Cut Flower/ Foliage
  • Naturalizing
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Specimen

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Full Sun
  • Partial Sun

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Attracts Humming-birds
  • Attracts Songbirds

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Mounding

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Average Water