Heath Aster

Aster ericoides

Heath Aster thrives on the driest sand and gravel soils, producing a blizzard of bright white flowers in late summer and early fall. Creeping slowly by rhizomes to form nice patches, Heath Aster is one of our longest lived native asters …

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Plants 3" Pots
1-4 $6.99 ea.
5-10 $5.99 ea.
11-31 $4.99 ea.
32+ $3.99 ea.
Availability: In stock
SKU
31320-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Height 1' - 3'
Bloom Color White
Bloom Time Aug, Sep, Oct
Spacing 1'
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Root Type Rhizome
Benefits Birds, Butterflies, Pollinators, Host Plant

Heath Aster (Aster ericoides) thrives on the driest sand and gravel soils, producing a blizzard of bright white flowers in late summer and early fall. Creeping slowly by rhizomes to form nice patches, Heath Aster is one of our longest lived native asters. Plant it with Sky Blue Aster and Smooth Aster for a great fall show. This aster is a host plant for Pearl Crescent, and Field Crescent butterflies.

Botanical Synonyms
Symphyotrichum ericoides