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Typical inventory plug Perennial for wet areas, such as wet prairies, meadows, meadows and marshes.

Typical inventory plug
Perennial for wet areas, such as wet prairies, meadows, meadows and marshes. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Boltonia asteroides

Thousand-flowered aster

Living up to its common name, thousand-flowered aster explodes into bloom in late summer, producing tons of white flowers. Naturally found in wet prairies and meadows, marshes, and along the edge of ponds and streams. Grows easily in wet to moist soils in full sun or part shade and spreads slowly via creeping rhizomes. 


Height:

3-6 ft

Spread:

2-4 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Color:

White

Boltonia asteroides Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Wet to Moist

Attributes

  • Naturalizing
  • Cut Flower
  • Clay Soil

Flowering Months

  • July
  • September
  • August

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database:http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=BOAS