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Aster x 'Glow in the Dark' - Smooth Aster from Quackin Grass Nursery

Aster x 'Glow in the Dark' - Smooth Aster from Quackin Grass Nursery

Aster x 'Glow in the Dark'

Smooth Aster

Plant Type:

SUN PERENNIALS

Aster x 'Glow in the Dark' (syn. Symphyotrichum) - Wish the pics were better - this one is hard to capture. Dark, strong purple-black stems support pink-touched-mauve aster flowers August to October. Flowers in contrast to the black as night stems and leaves appear especially bright, luminous. Young leaves are as dusky as the stems but may gradually mature very dark green; if that occurs it will take a while and is more likely on shaded foliage. 'Glow in the Dark' will eventually expand into a glorious cluster. Striking and handsome this hybrid conjured by Brian Ellis is a selection from a cross between A. laevis 'Calliope' x A. laevis 'Fellowship'. Full sun in fertile draining ground. Established potted Aster from cutting or division.


Height:

36 in

Spread:

18 in

Colors:

Pink

Zone:

(3)4 to 8
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Item Description Price  
ASTEGLO Aster x 'Glow in the Dark' (3.5 inch Square Extra Deep – 1.52 pints / 720 ml.) $16.00 Sold Out


Characteristics and Attributes for Aster x 'Glow in the Dark'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Mid to Late Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Spring / Summer / into Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Butterflies
  • Songbirds
  • Honey Bees & Native Bees

Light

  • Full Sun

Attributes

  • Border
  • Cottage Garden
  • Natural Garden
  • Wildlife Garden
  • Meadow / Field
  • Cutting Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Moderately Fast

Soil

  • Draining
  • Fertile

Origins

  • Garden Origin

Propagated By

  • Cutting
  • Division