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Pine Barren Flat-top Aster

Doellingeria umbellata

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Description:

Perennial aster, 2 to 5 feet tall that prefers slightly acidic soils. Blooms in late summer to fall. Full to partial sun and wet to moist soils.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Parasol Whitetop, Flat-topped White Aster
Plant Family:Asteraceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Bloom Time:July to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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