Heath Aster. Aster ericoides. ) White Prairie Aster ( Symphyotrichum falcatum ), found primarily in a few western counties but not recorded since 1942, is further distinguished by flowers that are about twice as large and not crowded, and more persistent stem leaves below the flowers. suppliers. 2-5 years, Cultivation Ray flowers: very numerous, 50-75, dark rose-purple to pink, sometimes white. NAME: Heath Aster OTHER COMMON NAMES: White Prairie Aster SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aster Ericoides COLOR: White with a yellow center PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost PLANT HEIGHT: 18 - 24” PLANT SPACING: 15 - 18” BLOOM TIME: Fall HARDINESS ZONE: 3 - 8 LIGHT REQUIREMENTS: Sun - Part Shade RHS Garden Hyde Hall Spring and Orchid Show, Free entry to RHS members at selected The word Aster has Greek origins and means "star." the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9, Other common names Its grows well in poor, dry soils in full sun and flowers in September. French names: Aster … However, it is not a legal authority for statutory or regulatory purposes. pringlei, Family Perennial from a branched caudex. All content except USDA Plants Database map Copyright Gerald C. Williamson 2020, Wildflowers Of Tennessee, The Ohio Valley and the Southern Appalachians. Scientific Name: Asteraceae or Compositae family Description: Blooming anywhere from late summer to late fall, aster flowers range from 1 to 5 cm wide with many long thin petals. Return Many white flowers with bristles in one-sided clusters. 222879/SC038262, If you enter just a plant name, you will see results from the old RHS Plant Finder and Selector databases. Genus Symphyotrichum includes around 90 species of annuals, biennials and perennials, mostly spread through the Americas, that were formerly included within the genus Aster. Aster ericoides 'Monte Cassino' (Heath Aster) - A wispy fine-foliaged perennial mound that grows to 3 feet tall with an abundance of small daisy-like white flowers in the summer through fall. This dew-covered blossom shows the Frost Aster blossom, which has yellow disk flowers and 15 to 30 white ray flowers, which may turn pink when fertilized. demotus Aster pringlei, Aster demotus subsp. I don't know the origin the Oldfield part of the name, but the hairy part is clear when you look at the stem. The white ray flowers can occasionally look light blue or pale pink, with a yellow center. Scientific names for species within the Aster genus include Aster dumosus (Bushy Asther), Aster patens (Late Purple Aster), Aster vimineus (Small White Aster), and Aster praealtus (Willow Aster). Its scientific name is Aster pilosus. Nesom – white heath aster times, Need more criteria? In a planting without much other vegetation to support it, Heath Aster … Also, its flowerheads tend to be smaller in size and they have fewer ray florets (about 12) than many other aster species. Narrow grey-green foliage is a great host plant for many varieties of butterflies. If you select any attributes with or without a plant name, you will see a much narrower selection of results taken only from the old RHS Plant Selector database. Each flower stem has bract-like alternating leaves, which are sharply pointed, as are the involucre bracts. Search by plant name, key attributes or both to find plant details and a list of Symphyotrichum includes around 90 species of annuals, biennials and perennials, mostly spread through the Americas, that were formerly included within the genus Aster. Medicinal Uses: The leaves of this plant are used to make tea which cures snake bites and revive unconscious patients. Stems ascending to erect, sometimes branched, 20–70 cm, often clustered. After this split there are roughly 180 species within the genus, all but one being confined to Eurasia. Try an advanced search, RHS Registered Charity no. White Heath Aster Name: White Heath Aster. These plants will have a lot more details displayed including an image. Leaves cauline, linear, sessile, entire, 1–5 cm long, often with fascicles or short branches in the axils, the lowest deciduous. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually. Other names commonly used include Aster ericoides or White Heath Aster. Other Common Names: Big Love Medicine, White Heath Aster Characteristics: Has many clustered stems with numerous narrow, hairy leaves. Join the RHS today and support our charitable work, Keep track of your plants with reminders & care tips – all to help you grow successfully, For the latest on RHS Shows in 2020 and 2021, read more, RHS members get free access to RHS Gardens, Free entry to RHS members at selected times », Reduced prices on RHS Garden courses and workshops, Our Garden Centres and online shops are packed with unique and thoughtful gifts and decorations to make your Christmas sparkle, General enquiries Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Snow Flurry', Squarrose White Aster, Tufted White Prairie Aster, Heath Aster Click on the plant listing below to view the nursery information. Flowers: Summer, Autumn; White, Blue/Violet; 7 or more parts (petals); 3cm in diameter. Scientific Name: Aster ericoides, Heath Aster. The leaves of Heath Aster resemble those of 2 other white-flowered asters found in Minnesota. 0.1-0.5 metres, Time to ultimate height Mon – Fri | 9am – 5pm, Join the RHS today and support our charity. Recorded in several European countries. S. pilosum var. Many species formerly classified in the Aster genus have been reclassified into Symphyotrichum and other genera within the Asteraceae Occurrence records, taxonomy, phenology, and plant traits are described for all Illinois plants. The flowers and growth habit of Annual Fleabane (Erigeron annuus) are similar to white heath aster, however annual fleabane has more than 30 white ray flowers unlike white heath aster. 020 3176 5800 DESCRIPTION: NAME: Heath Aster OTHER COMMON NAMES: White Prairie Aster SCIENTIFIC NAME: Aster Ericoides COLOR: White with a yellow center PLANT SEEDS: Outdoors after frost / Indoors weeks before last frost PLANT HEIGHT: 18 - 24” PLANT SPACING: 15 - 18” BLOOM TIME: Fall HARDINESS ZONE: 3 - 8 Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions. We have combined these two powerful search tools into a single Find a Plant service searching over 250,000 plant records. Symphyotrichum ericoides. Aster pilosus var. Plant in full sun and water regularly. White Heath Aster is a perennial broadleaf weed that is also known as Awl-aster and Subulate-bracted Aster. Aster ericoides NC State University and N.C. A&T State University work in tandem, along with federal, state and local governments, to form a strategic partnership called N.C. Virtually all of the features of the old searches are still available and in addition we have added several new features to create a more comprehensive and user friendly search experience. The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. Other names: White heath aster, White aster Synonyms: Aster multiflorus 'Pink Star', Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Pink Star' Media-ID: 113096 Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family Genus: Symphyotrichum Nees – aster Species: Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) G.L. They are: This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects. A good strong grower and a totally new look and use for an aster. Asteraceae, Genus We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place. pilosum: Frost Aster, White Heath Aster Symphyotrichum racemosum var. Join Asteraceae ⁄ Compositae – Aster family Genus: Symphyotrichum Nees – aster Species: Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) G.L. • Amethyst Aster (Symphyotrichum x amethystinum) - a hybrid between New England Aster & Heath Aster - much like a miniature New England Aster with more leaves and smaller leaves. Coastal Wildlife Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden, Diseases Heath aster is also known as White Aster, Awl-aster, Subulate-bracted Aster, Hairy Aster, Soft Aster, Squarrose White Aster, White Prairie Aster, Heath White Aster, Many-flowered Aster, and Tufted White Prairie Aster. (formerly. A scientific synonym of this plant is Aster ericoides. 1-1.5 metres, Ultimate spread Search Our Database: Enter any portion of the Scientific, Common Name, or both. They have composite flower heads. Nesom var. Heath Aster (Aster ericoides) thrives on the driest sand and gravel soils, producing a blizzard of bright white flowers in late summer and early fall.Creeping slowly by rhizomes to form nice patches, Heath Aster is one of our longest lived native asters. pilosum Weed Profile - Weed Identification. White Panicle Aster, Tall White Aster, Panicled Aster Symphyotrichum lateriflorum: Calico Aster, Starved Aster Symphyotrichum pilosum var. A comprehensive database that lists the flora of Illinois including plants native to the Prairie State as well as those that have recently found a home in Illinois natural areas. Flower borders and beds Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. White ~ Aster A low, dense groundcover that is smothered in 1/2" single white flowers with gold centers in September. The genus Aster once contained nearly 600 species in Eurasia and North America, but after morphologic and molecular research on the genus during the 1990s, it was decided that the North American species are better treated in a series of other related genera. Upland white aster It is more commonly known by it’s scientific name as ” Solidago ptarmicoides” and it was Previously known as “Aster ptarmicoides”. see more; Family Asteraceae . AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. Cut back after bloom, as it grows back up from the base. Nesom – white heath aster Variety: Symphyotrichum ericoides (L.) G.L. Botanical media and picture library for professional garden photography. pilosus Aster tradescantii Aster pilosus var. 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