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Aster chilensis 'Point St. George'

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Aster chilensis 'Point St. George'
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Aster chilensis 'Point St. George'
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Aster chilensis 'Point St. George'

Botanical Name: Aster chilensis 'Point St. George'
Common Name: Coast Aster or California Aster

Beautiful daisy-like flowers. Garden tolerant and produces lush growth. An excellent choice for perennial borders and containers. Warning: can be invasive.

Plant Family: Asteraceae
Plant Type: Groundcover
Height by Width: 4-6in. x spreading
Growth Habit: Low, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Sun to part sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Moderate to regular
Cold Hardy to: 35 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Lavender
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: West and central northwest, Central west, north south coast, North Channel Islands. Selected for use in the garden .
Natural Habitat: Grasslands, salt marshes, disturbed places below 2000'

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  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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