Deciduous clumps of glaucous grassy leaves send up strong stems with dense spikes of snowy white, starry flowers with pinkish veins from brown buds. Late spring into summer, drained soil in full sun. 1.5m.
An unusual Aster with its shiny green leaves, black stems and masses of small white flowers with yellow centres that rapidly turn pink - and it likes shade! Low clumps to 60cm, flowers midsummer. Any reasonable soil in shade or part shade.