Aster iinumae Kitam. ex H.Hara

Japanese Aster

Hortensis Flowers

Hortensis Flowers

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Family: Compositae

Genus: Aster

Category: Perennial

Size: 2 to 3' tall and wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Blooms in summer, white flowers, small, semi-double. Very upright and bushy. Attracts bees and butterflies and rabbit resistant (Oudolf).

Cultivars: 

'Hortensis' - white flowers

History: 

Published in Enum. Spermatophytarum Japon. 3: 130 in 1952.

Native to Japan.

Relatives: 

My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant ('Hortensis') at Goodness Grows in June 2012 and planted it in the Wild Or Wacky garden. It bloomed profusely all summer.


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