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Snowdrift aster

Symphyotrichum ericoides

Snowdrift aster is part of the Aster genus. Its scientific name is Symphyotrichum ericoides. Snowdrift aster grows as a perennial and is a flower. Being a perennial plant, it tends to grow best over several years (approx 3 years and greater). Snowdrift aster is known for its ground covering habit and growing to a height of approximately 10.0 cm (3.9 inches). This plant tends to bloom in late summer.

Snowdrift aster is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

This plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Snowdrift aster have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Snowdrift aster

  • Full Sun

Plant in a location that enjoys full sun. Use Zone 3 - Zone 9 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant. Keep in mind when planting that Snowdrift aster is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures.

See our list of companion Plants for Snowdrift aster to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Snowdrift aster from seed

Transplanting Snowdrift aster

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Snowdrift aster is a hardy plant.

Common Snowdrift aster problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Snowdrift aster plants:

Other names for Snowdrift aster

Heath aster

Snowdrift aster care instructions

How long does Snowdrift aster take to grow?

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