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Aster Island Barbados #1

SKU: 47185

Mounds of narrow, dark green foliage are covered with sky-blue daisy-like flowers, adding a pop of color to autumn days; dwarf compact habit, ideal for patio containers, borders or garden beds; beautiful added to fresh cut arrangements; low maintenance

$24.00

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Island Barbados Aster has masses of beautiful lavender-blue daisy flowers with yellow eyes at the ends of the stems from early to late fall, which are most effective when planted in groupings. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its narrow leaves remain dark green in color throughout the season.

It is a dense herbaceous perennial with a mounded form. Its relatively fine texture sets it apart from other garden plants with less refined foliage. This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and is best cleaned up in early spring before it resumes active growth for the season. It is a good choice for attracting butterflies to your yard, but is not particularly attractive to deer who tend to leave it alone in favor of tastier treats.

Additional information

Dimensions 12-14 × 12-14 in
Botanical Name

Aster novi-belgii 'Barbados'

Height

12-14"

Width

12-14"

Deer Resistance

Y

Attracts Pollinators

Y

Photo Credit

Centerton Nursery

Ted Lare Garden Center

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