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Aster amellus 'Violet Queen'
Italian Aster
Aster amellus 'Violet Queen'
Code: 5553Family: AsteraceaeGenus: Aster
Plant Type:Perennial
Masses of deep violet flowers with bright yellow eyes add striking color to the late-season garden. Very compact, bushy habit. Long-lived and trouble free, it prefers a dry site with good drainage.
Blooms: Fall
Growth Rate: Moderate
Size Range: 24" tall x 18" wide
Cultural Information
Sun SunPart Shade Part Shade
Soil: Average,Well-drained,Tolerates Sandy,Loam
Water Use: Moderate
Maintenance: Low
Hardiness Zone: 5,6,7,8,9,10,11
Cold Hardy to -20° to -10°F
Features and Benefits
Attracts Butterflies Attracts ButterfliesDrought Tolerant Drought Tolerant
Good for Cut Flowers Good for Cut FlowersRockery or Alpine Plant Rockery or Alpine Plant
Grown by: Blooming Nursery,Inc & Blooming Junction
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