Asteromea mongolica

Mongolian Aster

$11.81 | 1 G | 40 Avail. | $11.81

1 G Weight: 25.0 lb



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Mongolian Aster is a small fast-growing perennial with a mounding habit.  It sports a hairy stem with rough, hairy lance-like green leaves that are deer resistant.  A prolific bloomer that can host up to 100 flowers on a single plant during its blooming season, which lasts mid-summer to mid-fall.  The petite flowers of the Mongolian Aster are a white double petaled daisy appearance with yellow centers and are attractive to butterflies and bees.  Grows best in full sun and rich, moist soils.  Its drought, heat, and humidity tolerant making it a good plant for parking lot islands.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

2’ - 3’

Spread: 

1’ - 2’

Spacing: 

2’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 8

Culture: 

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant. Susceptible to powdery mildew if soils poorly-drained. Cut stalks after flowering to prevent self-seeding.

LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWoodland GardensWildlife GardensNaturalized Areas, Parking Lots, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Blazing Star, Daisy Mum, Black-Eyed Susan

 

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