Aster ericoides Snow Flurry

Snow Flurry Aster

White Aster ericoides Snow Flurry, Aster ericoides Snow Flurry, Snow Flurry Aster

Snow Flurry' is a unique groundcover form of this beautiful white flowered native Aster. Growing only to a height of 3 to 4 inches, this plant spreads horizontally and makes a bright carpet to grow around other taller fall blooming perennials. Drought resistant/drought tolerant plant (xeric).

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Zones 4 - 8
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Attract Butterflies
Attract Butterflies
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Annual Rainfall
Very Waterwise
10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Bloom Time Early summer to mid fall
Shipping Shipping begins in early September, coldest zones first. Buy now and we'll ship your order at the ideal planting time for your region. Learn More…
Size Plant - 5" deep pot
SKU 23514


3-4" tall x 18" wide, (cutting propagated). Use 'Snow Flurry' as a robust groundcover throughout your flower beds to provide a dense, weed-smothering carpet of bright green stems and tiny leaves. Then, in the fall, 'Snow Flurry' really shines disappearing under a blanket of its flowers. Taller perennials and ornamental grasses look so much showier when growing up through it! It grows easily in poor to average garden soils. Trim off the previous year's stems back to the green sprouts at the crown in mid-spring.

SKU 23514
Common Name Snow Flurry Aster
Botanical Name Aster ericoides Snow Flurry
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Light Requirements Full Sun, Morning Sun & Afternoon Shade
Flower Color White
Mature Height 3-4" tall
Mature Spread 18" wide
Bloom Time Early summer to mid fall
Ships As Potted Plant
Native Yes
Planting Season Spring / Summer, Fall
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Clay Soil, Average Soil
Soil Moisture Very Waterwise
Amount of Rain 10 to 20", 20 to 30", 30 to 40", 40 to 50"
Advantages Bee Friendly, Attract Butterflies
Ideal Region Suitable Above 7000 ft, Anywhere In The US
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada No

Planting Guides

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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