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Aster chilensis

Low-growing form of our native aster with lavender petals and golden center. A guaranteed magnet for butterflies & beneficial insects. Some varieties can be invasive in the garden but we believe this one is reasonable.

Overview of Aster as a ground cover.

Dwarf form in the nursery.

Butterfly & beneficial insect magnet flowers in late summer & fall.

This is a vigorous species to use as a groundcover. The flower stalks will get much taller but can be cut back in winter.

Check availability of Aster chilensis at the nursery
Check availability of Aster at the nursery