Doellingeria umbellata (Aster umbellatus)

Doellingeria umbellata (Aster umbellatus)


Flat-topped Aster Categories: ,


Soil: Hydric (Moist to Medium)
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 1′-5′
Color: Cream
Bloom: July-August
Flowers: The 1/2″-3/4″ flower heads have 10-15 petal-like ray flowers that tend to curve backwards. They bloom in flat-topped clusters.
Leaves: The 6″ toothless leaves are lance-shaped or elliptical with tapering ends.

Suggested Uses:

Flat-topped Aster is a rather large and showy Aster grows on moist to wet sandy soils and is good for shoreline restoration and raingardens. An excellent source of nectar for bees and butterflies! Upland gamebirds, songbirds and goldfinches eat the seed.

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More Information:
Name: Aster is Latin for “star.”
Other Name: Parasol Whitetop

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions N/A

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