Showmakers® Blue Bayou Aster
Aster novi-belgii 'Blue Bayou'
|Description||Violet-blue flowers have petals so abundant, they almost form a pom-pom shape. Adds intense color to the late-season garden. Compact and bushy, filling out a container well on its own. Also excellent massed in a perennial bed. Herbaceous perennial.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Blooms||Summer and fall|
|Mature Size||Reaches 1 ft. tall and wide.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, North American Native Selection, Compact Form|
|Flower Attributes||Showy Flowers|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Companion Plants||Blanket Flower (Gaillardia); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Coneflower (Echinacea)|
|Care||Thrives in moist, fertile, slightly acidic, well-drained soils but highly adaptable. Prefers cool summer climates. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. For a neat, tidy appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Remove spent blooms for continued flowering.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-8
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.