Aster alpinus ‘Dark Beauty’
Dark Beauty Spring Aster
Too cute! Daisy-shaped flowers in a rich violet-blue hue with golden centers bloom late spring/early summer over a low carpet of bright green leaves on 8-10” branching stems. Cold tolerant and drought resistant. Plant in well-drained soil in rock gardens or amongst small shrubs. Superb border plant. Will gently self-sow.
Full sun. Height 8-10”. Spread 8-12”. Native to Canada and European Alps. Zones 2-9.