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ASTER (BELIEVER™)

Image of Aster 'Yobeliever' (BELIEVER™) PP16457

Syngenta

Family

Asteraceae

Botanical Name

ASTER 'Yobeliever'(BELIEVER™) PP16457

Plant Common Name

Aster, Believer Hardy Aster

General Description

This beautiful aster decorates the garden with low, broad drifts of rich, deep purple daisies in very late summer to early autumn. A patented hybrid, ‘Yobeliever’ was introduced by Yoder Brothers, Inc. and is marketed under the name ‘Believer’. Its vivid flowers are displayed on strong, compact, wide-spreading plants, and are highly attractive to bees and butterflies.

Provide this perennial with full to part sun and moderately moist, fertile, well-drained soil. If desired, clumps may be divided in spring every few years. Grow ‘Believer’ in masses at the front of mixed beds and borders, or use in fall-themed container arrangements.

Characteristics

  • AHS Heat Zone

    8 - 1

  • Sunset Zone

    1a, 1b, 2a, 2b, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24

  • Sun Exposure

    Full Sun, Partial Sun

  • Height

    10"-14" / 25.4cm - 35.6cm

  • Width

    18"-24" / 45.7cm - 61.0cm

  • Native To

    Hybrid Origin

Growing Conditions

  • Soil pH

    Acidic, Neutral, Alkaline

  • Growth Rate

    Fast

  • Water Requirements

    Average Water

  • Habit

    Clump-Forming

Ornamental Features

  • Flower Interest

    Showy

  • Flower Color

    Blue Violet

  • Foliage Color (Spring)

    Dark Green

  • Foliage Color (Summer)

    Dark Green

  • Foliage Color (Fall)

    Dark Green

  • Fragrant Flowers

    No

  • Fragrant Fruit

    No

  • Fragrant Foliage

    No

  • Bark or Stem Fragrant

    No

  • Flower Petal Number

    Single

  • Repeat Bloomer

    No

  • Showy Fruit

    No

  • Edible Fruit

    No

  • Showy Foliage

    No

  • Foliage Texture

    Fine

  • Foliage Sheen

    Matte

  • Evergreen

    No

  • Showy Bark

    No

Special Characteristics

  • Usage

    Bedding Plant, Container, Edging, Mixed Border

  • Sharp or Has Thorns

    No

  • Invasive

    No

  • Attracts

    Birds, Butterflies

  • Self-Sowing

    Yes