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Showmakers® Blue Bayou Aster Plant

Your price: $14.21
  • - Fall Aster
  • - Height: 10-12 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 5-8
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: August-October
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Showmakers® Blue Bayou Aster Plant
Plant Features

Charming deep blue, pompom-like flowers.

Delight in the whimsical elegance of the Showmakers® Blue Bayou Aster, a charming dwarf aster that enhances any late-season garden. Known for its abundant, large double blue flowers that resemble fluffy pompoms, this variety offers a captivating color display.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Striking Large Double Blue Flowers: Deep, rich blue color with a unique pompom shape.
  • Prolonged Bloom Time: Cheerful color splash from late summer into fall.
  • Compact and Mounding Growth: Ideal for borders, beds, and containers.
  • Effortless Maintenance: Thrives with regular watering and occasional deadheading.
  • Pollinator-Friendly: Attracts butterflies, bees, and beneficial insects.
  • Disease Resistance: Healthy and vibrant display.
  • Ideal Cut Flower: Perfect for cutting gardens.

Care Tips for Optimal Growth

  • Sunlight Requirements: Best in full sun to light shade.
  • Regular Watering: Essential during dry periods.
  • Deadheading: Encourages more blooms.
  • Fertilization: Balanced fertilizer in early spring.
  • Division: Every 3-4 years for health and vigor.

The Showmakers® Blue Bayou Aster is an ideal choice for a late-season garden, offering enchanting blue flowers, compact growth, and easy maintenance. Bring a touch of charm and color to your garden with this unique aster.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight 8+ hours
Soil Moisture Moist
Soil Properties Well-drained
Tolerates Sandy soil
Fertilizer Every other week
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category Medium
Mature Spread 10-12 inches
Habit Mounded
Foliage Color Green
Attracts Bees, Butterflies
Features Cut Flower
Garden Styles Butterfly Garden, Container Garden, Fall Garden
Plant Used for Aesthetic Appeal, Borders and Edging, Focal Point
Pet Friendly Yes
Plant Type Hybrid