Prince Calico Aster
Aster lateriflorus 'Prince'
Deep purple leaves are complemented by thousands of starry pink-tinged white flowers with purple centers creating a cloud-like effect above the foliage. Easy to grow, disease and drought resistant, an excellent accent for perennial borders. Herbaceous.
|Botanical Pronunciation:||ASS-ter la-ter-uh-FLOR-us|
|Key feature:||Dramatic Foliage Color|
|Cold hardiness zones:||4 - 8|
|Light needs:||Partial to full sun|
|Water Needs:||Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Average landscape size:||Fast growing 2 to 3 ft. high and wide.|
|Flower attribute:||Flowers for Cutting|
|Special features:||Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, North American Native Selection|
|Landscape use:||Very Wet Areas|
|Blooms:||Late summer to fall|
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