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Boltonia asteroides latisquama 'Jim Crockett', photo courtesy of Rob Cardillo
Boltonia asteroides latisquama 'Jim Crockett', photo courtesy of Rob Cardillo

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Boltonia asteroides latisquama


Perennials, Flowers

These small daisies top tall plants that work well at the middle or back of the late-summer perennial border. Native to theeastern U.S., they bear yellow-centeredwhite to blue flowersthat resemble Michaelmasdaisies (Aster novi-belgii). Withregular moisture, they reach6 ft. or taller, 3 ft. wide.

‘Pink Beauty’ has pink flowers. B. a. latisquama ‘Snowbank’is more compact (to 5 ft.tall) and upright than the species, with larger, whiter flowers. ‘Jim Crockett’ grows 21 in. tall, 15 in. wide, with blue flowers. ‘Nana’, with lavender-pink blooms, reaches 2 ft. high.

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