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Aster alpinus X Blue

X Blue Alpine Aster

  • »  Unique double blooms
  • »  Large, striking blue flowers in spring
  • »  Dense, compact habit
  • »  Ideal for wildflower gardens, borders, container gardens or butterfly gardens
  • »  Long blooming
  • »  Easy to grow
  • »  Attracts butterflies
  • »  Deer resistant
  • »  Great cut flower

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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:5-8
  • Height:12-12 Inches
  • Spread:12-12 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue Shades

Truly unique in so many ways, Blue Alpine Aster will thrill you with its striking qualities. Spring blooming, with large double blue flowers and a dense, compact habit, this selection will thrive singly or in groups in any sunny landscape! Ideal for wildflower gardens, borders, container gardens or butterfly gardens. Spectacular in groups. Long blooming and easy to grow. Bloom is perfect for cutting. Attracts butterflies and is deer resistant!

Attributes
Border or Bed
Container
Cut Flower/Foliage
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Flower Color
Blue
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Compact
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Aster alpinus 'X Blue'

Performs best in full sun, and average, well drained soil. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Cut back to just above ground level after a hard freeze in late fall.