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Symphyotrichum novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee'
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Michaelmas Daisy, New England Aster
synonyms: Aster novae-angliae 'Herbstschnee', Aster novae-angliae 'Autumn Snow'
growth rate: medium
growth habit: erect
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
main season: Autumn
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -18°C
USDA zone: 4 to 8
Erect clumps of stiff leafy stems carrying large white flowerheads up to 7cm in diameter with yellow central discs.
Moist well-drained, fertile soil in full sun or part shade. Mildew resistant.
By division of clumps in early spring.
Provides a rich and striking colour for late in the season.