Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Fast growing 2 to 3 ft. high and wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Dramatic Foliage Color
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Late summer to fall
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:ASS-ter la-ter-uh-FLOR-us
Plant type:Perennial
Deciduous/evergreen:Herbaceous
Growth rate:Fast
Average landscape size:Fast growing 2 to 3 ft. high and wide.
Foliage color:Purple
Blooms:Late summer to fall
Flower color:Multicolored
Flower attributesFlowers for Cutting
Garden styleCottage
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.