Aster ericoides Snow Flurry
Snow Flurry Aster
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.
|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|
|Mature Height||3-4" tall|
|Mature Spread||18" wide|
|Bloom Time||Early summer to mid fall|
|Ships As||Potted Plant|
|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|
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