×
To buy, sell or swap plants and use our full service please log in or sign up – GreenPlantSwap is completely free!
Record your plants before you lose the plant labels! Just tick the ‘Garden’ box (below) on each plant. Learn more

Aster laevis ‘White Climax’

New England aster

Garden

Wishlist

  • Aster laevis ‘White Climax’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Features

  • BloomsAugust to October
  • Height0.3m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMedium to dark green

Description

Aster laevis ‘White Climax’ (New England aster). This is a large genus which is native to temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. They are perennials and deciduous or evergreen sub-shrubs of various heights and colours with daisy like flower heads, all with central yellow or black discs borne in the summer and autumn.

Characteristics

Annual, Perennial or Biennial, Herbaceous or Sub-shrub

Origin

N. S. America.

Interest and use

Grown for its flowers. Suitable for coastal conditions.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


  • Aster laevis ‘White Climax’ | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020

Needs

  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • Soil pH6.0 to 8.5
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are fully to half hardy and will prefer sun or partial shade with fertile, well drained soil, with adequate moisture throughout the summer. Tall species and cultivars require staking.

Propagation

Propagation is by softwood or basal cuttings in the spring or by division in the spring or autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Eel worms, aphids, snails.

Search or browse our Glossary of 3,000+ botanical and plant-related terms


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Have something to say about this plant?
Click to write a post, ask a question or share a tip.


Other Aster posts

To view Aster plants offered near you, enter your postcode or log in.

Get started & find out why

Posts of the WeekPosts & Events

Open your garden for Thrive
Watering

“It’s not just gardening,
it makes us healthier and happier”

Production v5.9.2 (d960957)