Aster thomsonii

Common Name : Thomson's Aster, Blue aster daisy Botanical name : Aster thomsonii Family : Asteraceae(Sunflower family), Compositae

Aster thomsonii

Order - Asterales

Genus - Aster

Species - thomsonii

Synonym - Aster alpinus, Aster garibaldii

Origin / Native - Pakistan, Himalayas, Uttarakhand, Asia

Type & Life Cycle - Perennial forb, Herb

Special feature - Drought, Rocky Soil, Light Shade tolerance

Flowers - Small, Showy, Clustered, Lavender Blue or violet color with yellow centric, 40 petals

Foliage- Deciduous, Dark Green, Narrow

Good for - Garden bed, Cottage garden, Borders, Home garden, Public park, Containers

Height- 12 to 36 inches tall

Attracts - Butterflies, Bees

Flowering Season - May, June, July, Aug, Sep

Light Requirement & Care - Full Sun, Clay, Normal, Sandy, Well drained soil, Partial shade, Average water, Low maintenance

Thomson's Aster
Thomson's Aster

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Govt. Botanical Garden, Ooty flower show, Tamil Nadu, India

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