Scientific Name: Boltonia asteroides Form: Round
Common Name:false aster, Snowbank asterTexture:Fine
Family Name:AsteraceaeHabit: Arching, Open, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):1.3 - 2.0m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: U.S. - northeast Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Oblanceolate, Serrulate
Flowers: Head (capitulum), (Floriferous), White, Violet, Yellow, Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Cypsela (achene + calyx), Brown
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Attract butterflies, Cut flower or foliage, Fall interest, Filler, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Leaves alternate, elliptic to lanceolate, sparsely toothed, up to 10 cm long, flower heads about 3 cm wide with about 25 white to pale violet ray florets and yellow disc florets.