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Triumph Aster

Aster x alpellus 'Triumph'

Pronunciation: ASS-ter al-PELL-us
SKU #00361
3-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Loads of large, purple, daisy-like flowers with cheerful yellow centers cover the dense mound of green foliage. This petite, summer-blooming aster is at home with natives in short grass meadows and wildflower gardens, and the compact form makes it equally ideal for pots and at the front of borders. An herbaceous perennial.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Late Spring into Summer
Mature Size Quickly reaches 8 to 12 in. tall, 12 to 15 in. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Herbaceous
Special Features Attracts Butterflies, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Compact Form
Growth Rate Fast
Growth Habit Mounding
Flower Attributes Flowers for Cutting, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Accent, Edging, Small Spaces
Design Ideas This summer blooming Aster adds color and texture to sun drenched beds and mixed perennial borders. Edge a walkway or patio with the contrasting blooms or create a container garden with other bright orange bloomers that highlight the striking orange centers on Triumph. Add this little beauty to a rock, butterfly or cottage garden and enjoy the calming violet and energizing orange colors all summer long.
Flower Color Purple
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Bee Balm (Monarda); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)
CARE
Care Thrives in moist, fertile, slightly acidic, well-drained soils, but highly adaptable. Prefers cool summer climates. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, prefers regular moisture. For a tidy appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge.

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