How to grow Aster lateriflorus

Aster lateriflorus growing herbaceous of the genus Symphyotrichum also known as Calico aster or Starved aster, Aster lateriflorus perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental drought tolerant plant as cut flower and attracted pollinators, can grow in temperate, mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 3-10a.

Leaves color green in linear shape.

Aster lateriflorus flower

Flower color white, purple or pink, the inner part colors can be purple or pink in daisy shape.

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Requirements for Aster lateriflorus growing and care:

Moist, well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
0.6-1.2m, 24-48 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Daisy shape flower in white, purple or pink, the inner part colors can be purple or pink.

Scientific name:

Aster lateriflorus

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