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Products > Aster ericoides 'Monte Cassino'
 
Aster ericoides 'Monte Cassino' - Heath Aster

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Asteraceae (Sunflowers)
Origin: North America
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: White
Bloomtime: Summer/Fall
Synonyms: [Symphyotrichum ericoides]
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 2-3 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Deer Tolerant: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: < 0 F
Aster ericoides 'Monte Cassino' (Heath Aster) - A wispy fine-foliaged perennial mound that grows to 3 feet tall with an abundance of small daisy-like white flowers in the summer through fall. Plant in full sun and water regularly. Cut back after bloom, as it grows back up from the base. Hardy to <0 degrees F. Rated down to USDA zone 5 (-10 to -20 F). A good cut flower.  The information on this webpage is based on research conducted about this plant in our nursery library, from online sources, as well as from observations made of it as it grows in the nursery in containers, in the nursery's garden and in other gardens where we have observed it growing. We will also incorporate comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing  Aster 'Monte Cassino'.