The star-shaped blue-violet flowers Aster alpinus is beautiful with narrow dark green leaves and daisy-like flowerheads. It is a short-lived cold weather perennial in the very large Asteraceae family.
Planting & Care
SunLight: choose a location that gets full sun.
Soil: The soil should drain well and have a pH of about 6.0 to 7.5. They grow well in almost any type of soil including clay.
Water: well with regular irrigation to keep the soil moderately moist.
Fertilizer: Just a few handfuls of compost and Yum Yum Mix in the planting hole is enough. Don't plant into a rich, highly amended soil.
Temperature: likes cooler summer temperatures