Aster alpinus

  • English name:
    Blue alpine daisy, Rock aster, alpine aster
  • Scientific name:
    Aster alpinus
  • Category:
  • Aspect:
    south, east, west
  • Flower color summer:
    purple, pink
  • Flowering period:
    summer
  • Foliage color autumn:
    green
  • Foliage color spring:
    green
  • Foliage color summer:
    green
  • Fragrant:
    No
  • Genus:
    Aster (Compositae)
  • Ground type:
    sand, chalk, loam
  • Hardiness:
    H5
  • Light exposure:
    sheltered, exposed
  • Maximum height in cm:
    50
  • Maximum width in cm:
    50
  • Other common names UK:
    Blue alpine daisy, Rock aster, alpine aster
  • PH:
    acid, alkaline, neutral
  • Plant family name:
    Compositae
  • Plant type:
    perennial
  • pruning period:
    after flowering period
  • Soil:
    Well drained
  • Spines:
    No
  • Sunlight:
    full sun
  • Time to maximum height in months:
    60
  • Toxic:
    No
  • Winter-hardy:
    Yes