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botanical name:
Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Blue Star'
Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Blue Star' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Heath Aster 'Blue Star'
synonyms:  Aster ericoides 'Blue Star'
family:  Asteraceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.90m
width: 0.60m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Produces sprays of very small, pale blue flowerheads. Late summer and autumn. Bushy habit with very small leaves.

Best in moist, well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Will grow in dry soil.

By division of clumps in early spring.

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