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Boltonia asteroides

Common Name(s):

Previously known as:

  • Boltonia asteroides var. glastifolia
Description

Boltonia is a perennial in the daisy family typically found in roadside ditches or marshes and other wet sites.

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#wet sites#marshes#food source fall#food source nectar#food source pollen#Coastal FACW#wet soils tolerant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#wet sites#marshes#food source fall#food source nectar#food source pollen#Coastal FACW#wet soils tolerant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Boltonia
    Species:
    asteroides
    Family:
    Asteraceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Moist
    Occasional Flooding
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
  • Fruit:
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Fall
    Fruit Description:
    Displays from September to October.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Flower Description:
    Blooms from August to October.
  • Leaves:
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Attracts:
    Butterflies
    Pollinators
    Songbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Wet Soil