Heterotheca villosa

Heterotheca villosa


Hairy Golden Aster Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 1-3 feet
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Season: June – September

More Details:

Suggested Uses: Hairy Golden Aster is a very showy yellow upland aster. It is very useful for upland restoration project and works well in a rock garden. Is happiest in dry, sandy and gravelly soils. Attractive to butterflies!

Native Range: Native to the western half of the U.S. including parts of the Midwest. Native to Minnesota.

Pollinators: Bees and butterflies. High-value nectar source for adult Monarch and Painted Lady butterflies.

Flowers:  Composite, daisy-like with yellow centers (disk flowers) and yellow “petals” (ray flowers). Flowers are about 1″ in diameter.

Leaves:  Short hairs on leaves and stems gives the foliage a grayish green color. Leaves are alternate.

Other Names:  Shinner’s Golden Aster, Hairy False Golden Aster. Chrysopsis.

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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