A picture of a White Heath Aster

White Heath Aster

Symphyotrichum ericoides

Also known as

White Aster, Dense-Flower Aster, Elongate Aster, Many-Flower Aster, Squarrose White Aster, Tufted White Prairie Aster

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H6

RHS hardiness

-20°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

70cm

Min

20cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

White Heath Aster Overview

This species is ideal for late autumn colour and texture. The flowers are dainty and held on branching stems with tiny narrow and dark green leaves. They have an airy habit which makes them an excellent choice for autumn floral arrangements.

How to propagate White Heath Aster

Cuttings

Propagation is by softwood or basal cuttings in the spring.

Division

Division in the spring or autumn.

Other uses of White Heath Aster

Border, cutting bed, wildflower/meadow Autumn interest.