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Aster 'Prince Calico'

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Deep purple leaves are complemented by thousands of starry pink-tinged white flowers with purple centers creating a cloud-like effect above the foliage. Easy to grow, disease and drought resistant, an excellent accent for perennial borders. Herbaceous. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    2 feet or less

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. For a neat appearance, remove old foliage before new leaves emerge. Divide clumps every 2 to 3 years in early spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Aster lateriflorus 'Prince'
Plant Type Perennials
Plant Subtype MID/LATE BORDER FLOWERING
Foliage Color Purple
Light Needs Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 4 - 8
Height 2 feet or less
Spread 2—4 feet
Special Uses Attracts Butterflies, Dramatic Foliage Color, Flowers for Cutting, North American Native
Flower Color Multicolored
Bloom Time Fall, Summer

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