<i>Aster ericoides</i> 'Snow Flurry'<br>Heath aster
<i>Aster ericoides</i> 'Snow Flurry'<br>Heath aster
<i>Aster ericoides</i> 'Snow Flurry'<br>Heath aster
<i>Aster ericoides</i> 'Snow Flurry'<br>Heath aster
<i>Aster ericoides</i> 'Snow Flurry'<br>Heath aster

Aster ericoides 'Snow Flurry'
Heath aster

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Butterfly FriendlyDeer ResistantPart Shade
DESCRIPTION
Heath aster
Aster ericoides 'Snow Flurry'

A very low, dense carpeting groundcover that is smothered with 1/2" single white flowers with gold centers in September. A good strong grower and a totally new look and use for Asters! Makes an excellent container plant.

BENEFITS
  • Lightly fragrant flowers attract butterflies and honey bees
  • A favorite of the Pearl Crescent butterfly
  • Rhizomatous root system helps stabilize soils
  • Deer resistant while providing great cover
  • Perfect groundcover for dry shade
NATIVE INFO

Native Range

Found in dry prairies and roadsides.

Interesting Facts

 

Plant several different types of Asters such as Smooth Aster (Aster laevis) and New England Aster (Aster novae-angliae) because they bloom at different times. You'll enjoy the butterflies for weeks longer that way.

 

GROWING TIPS

 

Will grow in a range of soils and moisture levels. Does best in full to part sun in average to dry soil. 

 

Mature Size: 6-8in. Tall x 1-2ft. Wide

Hardiness Zone: 4-8

Sun Exposure: Full to part sun

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