Flowering Perennials: Characteristics and Culture

Aster, Michaelmas daisy

  • Scientific name
    Aster hybrids
  • Height
    12 to 72 inches
  • Bloom period
    July to frost
  • Color
    White, red, blue, lavender, violet, pink
  • Light
    Full sun
  • Moisture
    Moist, well drained
  • Soil
    Loam
  • Relative ease of care
    Moderate
  • Remarks
    Many varieties of differing growth habit. Divide every other year.