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Boltonia

Botanical Name
Boltonia asteroides
Hardiness
Zones 4 to 9
Height
5 to 6 feet
Width
3 to 4 feet
Flowers
Late summer thru fall: yellow centered daisy-like in white, lilac, purple, or pink
Light
Full sun
Soil
Well-drained
Planting & Care
  • Stake taller varieties or trim plants back by half to a third in early summer for sturdier growth
  • Divide in spring or fall every 4 to 5 years to maintain vigor and control spread
Problems
Powdery mildew, fungal leaf spot, rust, anthracnose
Varieties
  • Snowbank - 3-4' tall, doesn't usually require staking, white flowers
  • Pink Beauty - 3-4' tall, pink flowers
  • Jim Crockett - compact 18-24", lavender blooms

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