Aster, Woods Purple
Description: The Aster Woods Purple is a purple daisy-like flower blooming August through September. With its perfectly clean, compact, dark green, disease resistant and rust free foliage, this plant has a height: 12″ and a plant spread of 24″. Woods Purple has emerged in the past few years with superb flowers and longer bloom times. Aster Woods Purple does require full sun, but can take some afternoon shade, in a moderate soil range with good drainage that does not become extremely dry during the summer. Aster Woods Purple makes an excellent container plant or front of the garden feature and looks great with ornamental grasses. Woods Purple is attractive to bees, butterflies and birds and looks beautiful all season long.
Common Name: Wood’s Purple Aster
Scientific Name: Aster divaricatus Wood’s Purple
Exposure: Full Sun
Size: 12-15″ height, 12-24″ spread
Bloom Color: Blue-Violet to Purple
Bloom Period: August – October
Fall Color: Green
Landscape Use: Sunny areas, Borders, Containers
Soil: Widely adaptable
Zone: 4 – 8
Growth Rate: Fast
Companion Plants: Black eyed Susan, Silver Mound, Purple Coneflower. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.
Attracts: Butterflies, Birds