× Solidaster luteus 'Lemore'
Common Name: solidaster 
Type: Herbaceous perennial
Family: Asteraceae
Zone: 4 to 9
Height: 2.00 to 2.50 feet
Spread: 2.00 to 2.50 feet
Bloom Time: August to September
Bloom Description: Pale yellow
Sun: Full sun
Water: Dry to medium
Maintenance: Low
Flower: Showy
Attracts: Butterflies
Tolerate: Drought, Dry Soil


Easily grown in average, dry to medium, well-drained soils in full sun. Prefers well-drained loams. Plants generally need good air circulation to help combat potential mildew and rust problems.

Noteworthy Characteristics

× Solidaster is a bigeneric hybrid between Aster and Solidago.

Specific epithet means yellowish.

'Lemore' features pale yellow, daisy-like flowers (to 1/2" diameter) reminiscent of aster arranged in arching golden plumes reminiscent of goldenrod. Long late summer bloom. Typically grows to 2-2.5' tall on rigid stems that seldom need staking. Narrow, lance-shaped, sparsely-toothed, medium green leaves (to 6" long).


Susceptible to rust and powdery mildew.


Sunny borders.