Blue Summer Aster - Aster alpinus 'Goliath'

Excellent for rock gardens or the front of borders. Perennial with spoon shaped, medium green leaves and single soft blue flowers with yellow centres above foliage from early to mid summer. Drought tolerant once established. A good cut flower.

Water Needs: 
Moderate
Foliage Color: 
Green
Flower Attributes: 
Cut Flowers
Long Bloom Time
Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: 
Border
Container
Mass Planting
Garden Styles: 
Cottage
Modern
Traditional
Light Needs: 
Full Sun
Plant Types: 
Height: 
0-12"
Spread: 
0-12"
Flower Colors: 
Blue
Flower Seasons: 
Spring
Summer
Special Features: 
Attracts Butterflies
Dwarf Plant
Growth Habits: 
Ground Cover
Round
Cold Hardiness: 
Zone 3
No votes yet

Prefers moist, well drained soil. Feed in spring with an  all purpose fertilizer before new growth begins. Trim after blooming to promote vigorous new foliage. Not a long-lived plant, but will self-seed if allowed. 

Grows Great With

Daylily

Daylily

36 varieties available
Lavender

Lavender

13 varieties available
Grass

Grass

36 varieties available
Rock Cress

Rock Cress

6 varieties available
Yarrow

Yarrow

8 varieties available
Dwarf Broom

Dwarf Broom

1 varieties available
Coral Bell

Coral Bell

14 varieties available