Symphyotrichum ericoides var. prostratum 'Snow Flurry'
heath aster 'Snow Flurry'
'Snow Flurry' is a stiffly prostrate perennial with rigid branches bearing small dark green leaves and sprays of tiny white, yellow-centred flower-heads in late autumn
SynonymsAster 'Connecticut Snow Flurry'
Aster sedifolius 'Snow Flurries'
see moreAster 'Snow Flurry'
Symphyotrichum ericoides f. prostratum 'Snow Flurry'
Aster pansus 'Snowflurry'
Aster laterifolius 'Snow Flurry'
Aster ericoides f. prostratus 'Snow Flurry'
Ultimate height0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread0.5–1 metres
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or East–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
Symphyotrichum includes around 90 species of annuals, biennials and perennials, mostly spread through the Americas, that were formerly included within the genus Aster. Leaves are simple, lance-shaped and entire, but it is their daisy-like flowerheads that they are grown for; central disc florets are typically yellow, surrounded by strap-shaped ray florets in shades of pink, blue, purple or white
- Name status
How to grow
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in open sunny position; may need staking
Propagate by division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- Cottage and informal garden
- Cut flowers
- Flower borders and beds
Cut back in late autumn
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