Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Dry
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Nature Attraction
Bees
Butterflies
Songbirds
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Bloom Color
Blue
Purple
Attributes
Container
Drought Tolerant
Long Blooming
Easy to Grow
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil
photo courtesy of Walters Gardens, Inc

Aster 'Blue Autumn'

 Remarkably vivid violet blue, daisy-like flowers set this aster apart from all others.  It’s such an unusual color to see in the fall, so it really stood out in our trial gardens when it bloomed from late summer into mid-fall. 

Height:

20-24 in

Spacing:

20-22"

Additional:

This is a disease resistant, freely flowering selection with strong, upright flower stems.  It withstands cool, windy, rainy weather that often occurs in fall and delivers an excellent garden performance overall. 

Hardiness Zone:

5-8

Bloom Time:

Mid summer - Fall

Bloom Color:

Violet Blue

Aster (as'-ter)

Family: Asteraceae · Common Name: Aster

Beautiful yellow-centered daisies in a rainbow of colors from cool pastels to eye-catching vibrant hues, all attractive to butterflies. Asters are a diverse group offering a variety for nearly any situation.

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