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Aster – Sapphire Mist – Aster dumosus

Garden Height
12 - 16
Spacing
18 - 24
Spread
8 - 12
Habit
Mounded
Container Role
Filler
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Purple
Light Level
Sun
Proven Selections

A dense growth habit, disease resistance, and nonstop blooms are just some of Sapphires many virtues. The large, fluffy, lilac blue flowers with yellow centers create a cloud of color.

A dense growth habit, disease resistance, and nonstop blooms are just some of 'Sapphire's many virtues. The large, fluffy, lilac blue flowers with yellow centers create a cloud of color.

Features

A dense growth habit, disease resistance, and nonstop blooms are just some of Sapphires many virtues. The large, fluffy, lilac blue flowers with yellow centers create a cloud of color.

A dense growth habit, disease resistance, and nonstop blooms are just some of 'Sapphire's many virtues. The large, fluffy, lilac blue flowers with yellow centers create a cloud of color.

Attracts: Butterflies

Resists: Deer

Award Winner

Dead-Heading Not Necessary

Drought Tolerant

Fall Interest

Maintenance Notes

Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary.

Uses Notes

Plant alone or in combinations in all container types and landscapes

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Bloom Time

Flower Form Container, Landscape

pH B - pH 5.8 - 6.2

EC (2:1 Extraction Method) 0.6 - 0.9

Fertilization 150 - 200

Light Requirements High

Water Requirements Moderate to Moist

Rooting Out Temperature 65 - 72° Fahrenheit

Growing On Temperature 55 - 65° Fahrenheit

Holding Temperature 40 - 50° Fahrenheit

Planting and Timing Information

Early Spring through Fall Finish. Standard PPP.

Finishing Times [weeks]
4-5" and Quart Pot : 8-9
6" and Gallon Pot : 8-9
7-9" Pot : 9-10
10-12" and Two Gallon Pot :

Pinching and Growth Regulators

Pinch 1-2 times: soft pinch at liner planting & again 4 weeks later to maintain even growth.

Pest and Disease Management

General pest and disease practices as listed in notes.