Krūminis astras – Aster dumosus

Krūminis astras

PLANT NAME
Lithuanian plant nameKrūminis astras
Latin plant nameAster dumosus L.
English plant nameBushy Aster
TYPE OF PARTERRE
  • Clump, beds (mixborder)
  • Borders
  • Flowerbed, parterres
  • Groups
  • Rockery, retaining walls
  • Cemetery
  • Solitaire
  • Combination with woody plants
ASSORTMENTmain
GROWING PLACE CHARACTERISTICS
Soil
  • average wet soils
  • dry soils
Lighting
  • Heliophilous
Spacing, cmFrom 20 to 25
PLANT HEIGHT AND HABITUS
Height
  • very short (foreground plants) – till 20 cm height
  • short – 21-40 cm
  • middle height – 41- 60 cm
Habitusflower with non-expressive habitus, for background
PLANTS ORNAMENTALITY
Leaf color
  • green
Blossom color
  • white
  • red, red tints
  • violet
  • blue, blue tints
  • purple
Blooming time
  • 2-nd half of the summer - July Third Decade - August
  • autumn - September - October
Blooming period1 month
General ornamentalityaverage decorative
Ornamentality duration, months5
Groupshort-lived perennial (grown 2-4 years)
Bioecological groupPerennial
PLANT PROPAGATION
Propagation methods: scrub division and seeds, cuttings. Scrub is divided between April and early October. Asters propagated by scrub division and seeds grow at different speed and have different blooming time. Better to propagate by cuttings. Could be planted to the final growing place. Aster dumosus do not mature seeds in Lithuania. Imported seeds are sown in beds in May.

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