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Showmakers® Lilac Sunset Aster Plant

  • - Fall Aster
  • - Height: 10-12 inches
  • - Hardiness Zone: 5-8
  • - Exposure: Full Sun
  • - Bloom Time: August-October
  • - Each Quart contains 1 Showmakers® Lilac Sunset Aster Plant
Plant Features

Soft lilac-purple flowers that bloom in abundance.

Introducing the enchanting Showmakers® Lilac Sunset Aster, a captivating perennial that brings a touch of romance and charm to any garden. Known for its large, double lilac-purple flowers, this variety adds a delightful burst of color to the late-season landscape.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Exquisite Large Double Lilac-Purple Flowers: Fluffy shape with a deepening lilac-purple hue.
  • Extended Bloom Time: Continuous display from summer into fall.
  • Compact and Bushy Growth: Ideal for borders, beds, and containers.
  • Easy Maintenance: Thrives with minimal care.
  • Pollinator Magnet: Attracts butterflies, bees, and beneficial insects.
  • Versatile Landscaping Options: Perfect for various garden uses.
  • Disease Resistance: Healthy, vibrant display with minimal care.

Care Tips for Optimal Growth

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

The Showmakers Lilac Sunset Aster is a charming addition to any late-season garden, bringing elegance and romance with its lilac-purple blooms. Its versatility and beauty make it an ideal choice for enhancing various landscape designs.

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