Water Aster Shallow Water Plant


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LAVENDER COTTON CANDY! Water Aster is a beautiful plant! When it blooms it creates adorable purple flowers that look like lavender cotton candy! This plant will quickly become your new favorite summer treat!

MORE TO LOVE! Water Aster is a wonderful grower! This wonderful plant is easy to grow and effortlessly puts out stunning flowers! This plant will give you so much to love as it continues to grow! 

MOTHER NATURE KNOWS BEST! Water plants act as filters & work WONDERS for the clarity and quality of your water–naturally! They also provide excellent habitat for your prized fish and other wildlife!

BLACK THUMB FRIENDLY! Pond plants are forgiving & super simple to grow! All they need is plenty of moisture & some gravel or soil to hold roots in place!  Easy as that!

100% QUALITY GUARANTEE! Our plants are grown & shipped by skilled, trusted aquatic plant experts. Your plant is guaranteed to arrive alive and healthy! 


Symphyotrichum Elliottii or Water Aster is a stunning plant, perfect for turning your garden into an oasis! Water Aster is well loved for its beautiful lavender blooms that it produces starting in the fall. These adorable purple flowers create a sea of lavender cotton candy that you won’t be able to get enough of! Water Aster is a wonderful grower, and will continue to bloom all season long. These flowers are not only beautiful but they also put out a wonderful smell! You won’t be the only one in love with this plant, Water Aster is adored by butterflies and bees! This plant does best in full sun and is hardy in zones 8-11. Water Aster will be the perfect addition to your pond! 


  • Common name: Water Aster 
  • Botanical name: Symphyotrichum Elliottii
  • Bloom color: Lavender 
  • Bloom time: Late Fall
  • Plant height: 3’-4’ 
  • Plant spread: 2’-3’
  • Light requirements: Full sun
  • Water depth: 2”-6”
  • USDA hardiness zones: 8-11

NOTES FROM THE EXPERTS AT CHALILY: Our live plants are delivered as bare root plants. This means that the plant has mature, growing root structures ready to be planted. We recommend Chalily Lily and Lotus Fertilizer for all flowering aquatic plants.

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