Aster ericoides


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Noun1.Aster ericoides - common much-branched North American perennial with heathlike foliage and small starry white flowersAster ericoides - common much-branched North American perennial with heathlike foliage and small starry white flowers
aster - any of various chiefly fall-blooming herbs of the genus Aster with showy daisylike flowers
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Aster ericoides 'Hon Vicary Gibbs' is an old variety - tall with an open habit and hundreds of widelyspaced lavender-blue flowers.
One good idea is to use another aster for this task - such as low-growing varieties of Aster ericoides. There are other alternatives, however: strobilanthes, a low, bushy relative of acanthus whose purple flowers echo the asters' colour, autumn-flowering Geranium wlassovianum or G.