Exposure
Sun
Part sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Fast
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Nature Attraction
Butterflies
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Foliage Attribute
Fall Interest
Bloom Color
Blue
Attributes
Container
Long Blooming
Drought Tolerant
Easy to Grow
Good Cut Flowers
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Kalimeris incisa 'Blue Star'

Japanese Aster

Light blue 1" aster-like flowers with yellow centers on upright clumping foliage. Long blooming, easy to grow, heat and humidity tolerant. Shear back after bloom to encourage fall re-bloom. Blooms in mid summer thru mid fall.

Height:

18-24 Inches

Spacing:

18-24" (46-61 cm)

Additional:

Prefers well-drained soil.

Hardiness Zone:

5-9

Bloom Time:

Summer-Fall

Bloom Color:

Light blue.

Kalimeris (kal'-e-meris)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Japanese Aster

Sprays of small, semidouble daisy flowers on strong, branching stems. Medium green, fine-textured foliage. Exceptionally long blooming, excellent for the perennial garden or meadow planting.

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