Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Aster oblongifolius)

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Aster oblongifolius)


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Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric(Dry)
Sun: Full
Height: 1′-2′
Color: Violet
Bloom: August -October
Flowers:  Compound, daisy-like
Leaves: The rough toothless leaves grow from a sticky or hoary stem.

Suggested Uses:

These upland plants are particularly good on rocky, sandy or gravelly soils and will work well in a rock garden setting. The lavender to violet, daisy-like flowers are especially good at attracting pollinating insects. This plant is a food source for both the larval stage and the adult stage of the many kinds of butterflies.  Excellent source of nectar!

Interesting Facts:

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Other Uses:  Leaves have a pleasant fragrance when crushed!
More Information:
Name: Aster is Latin for “star.”

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions N/A

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