Plant for easy access for harvesting flowers for late summer bouquets. Ideal for naturalizing or in the perennial border.
Boltonia asteroides var. latisquama 'Pink Beauty'
Tips for Homeowners:
If a more compact plant is desired, simply pinch back 1 or 2 times. This also helps to keep the plant from lodging if grown in partial sun locations, otherwise it might be necessary to stake.
Rate this Plant:
Presents a very wispy appearance in the garden that is stunning and beautiful combined with larger shrubs and grasses. Prepare to delight in the butterfly visits!
- Blooms late summer into fall
- Great background plant for the border
- Loads of tiny, pink flowers
Interesting Notes about False Aster:
This hardy perennial prefers moist, well-drained soils in full sun, but does tolerate a wide range of soils especially dry soils and is worth experimenting a bit to enjoy this native beauty. It does spread by creeping rhizomes, but not vigorously.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Border or Bed
- Low Maintenance
- Mass Planting
- Cut Flower/ Foliage
- Great Foliage
- Fast Growing
- Full Sun
- Attracts Butterflies
- Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering):
- Average Water