Aster x alpellus 'Triumph'
|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.|
|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.|
|Companion Plants||Bee Balm (Monarda); Coneflower (Echinacea); Butterfly Weed (Asclepias); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 3-9
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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.