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Boltonia decurrens

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

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One member has or wants this plant for trade.


24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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


Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall


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:

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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Patsyjasper 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 Floridian 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


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

Pequot Lakes, Minnesota
Frenchtown, New Jersey

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