Claspingleaf Doll's Daisy, Decurrent Aster, Winged False Aster
Boltonia decurrens

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Boltonia (bol-TO-nee-uh) (Info)
Species: decurrens (DEK-ur-enz) (Info)

Category:

Perennials

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Blue-Green

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

This plant may be considered a protected species; check before digging or gathering seeds

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

Seed Collecting:

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Pequot Lakes, Minnesota

Frenchtown, New Jersey

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Mar 21, 2013, Patsyjasper from Newcastle
United Kingdom wrote:

Grew from seed in northeast England, has done well in heavy clay soil. Rapidly makes clumps, have divided these. Surprised that it is endangered given how easy was to germinate, grow on and propagate.

Neutral

On Jan 17, 2005, Floridian from Lutz, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Found only in Illinois and Missouri, this plant is listed as threatened on both state and federal levels