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...and note the honeybee in the lower right corner

...and note the honeybee in the lower right corner

Aster ageratoides subsp. ovatus 'Adustus Nanus'


Plant Type:


Aster ageratoides subsp. ovatus ‘Adustus Nanus’ – is a very dwarf form of this still rare Japanese aster. Blue-rayed flowers encircle a central yellow disk from July to September studded on mounded domes. It increases its girth slowly. This would be lovely in the forefront of any border, even if utilized as a ground cover as it will spread moderately but remain tight. Site in full to part sun planted in well-drained soil, 'Adustus Nanus' will tolerated bony conditions. Established pot grown perennial from cutting grown or division.


6-8 In


Lavender Blue


(4b)5 to 8
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ASTAGADU Aster ageratoides 'Adustus Nanus' (3.5 inch Square Press Fit Pot – 1.05 pints / 497 ml.) $11.00 Buy Now

Characteristics and Attributes for Aster ageratoides subsp. ovatus 'Adustus Nanus'

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Autumn

Nature Attraction

  • Honey Bees & Native Bees
  • Butterflies


  • Mostly Sunny
  • Full Sun


  • Natural Garden
  • Edging
  • Bank
  • Ground Cover
  • Small / Miniature
  • Rock Garden

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium


  • Sandy
  • Adaptable
  • Average
  • Scrabbled
  • Fertile
  • Draining


  • Japan

Propagated By

  • Cutting Grown