Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (Aster simplex)

Symphyotrichum lanceolatum (Aster simplex)


Lance Leaved Aster Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 4-5 feet
Color: White
Bloom: July – October

More Details:

Suggested Uses: Lance-leaved Aster is one of the most aggressive of asters but is a great addition to moist meadow and shoreline restorations as well as large rain gardens. It is an excellent source of nectar for bees and butterflies and will out-compete non-native plants! Thrives in disturbed areas.

Native Range: Native throughout the contiguous U.S., including Minnesota.

Pollinators: Bees, butterflies and moths. An excellent pollinator plant.

Flowers: The 3/4″-1″ flower heads have numerous petal-like ray flowers surrounding yellow disk flowers.

Leaves: The lance-shaped pointed leaves are 3″-6″ long.

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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