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Aster praealtus /Willow Aster

Aster praealtus  / Aster praealtus
Small, daisy-like flowers
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Small, daisy-like flowers

Summer and autumn flowering

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Scientific Name: Aster praealtus
Common Name: Willow Aster
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 6, 7 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Fall
Flower color: White, Pink
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Deer Resistant-Tolerant Plants
Comments: Fungus may attack lower leaves, but not a serious problem. A showy wildflower across the South. Needs full sunlight and a well drained soil. In a garden setting clip back early foliage to encourage strong, upright growing stems.