Symphyotrichum puniceum (Aster puniceus)

Symphyotrichum puniceum (Aster puniceus)


Swamp Aster Category:


Photo Credit, Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS

Soil: Hydric(Wet)
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 2′-6′
Color: Purple
Blooms: August-October
Flowers: Composite, Daisy-like
Leaves: The rough toothless leaves clasp a purplish stem.

Suggested Uses:

Red-stemmed Aster makes an excellent restoration plant for shorelines, moist meadows or large rain gardens. Flowers profusely in the fall and is a good source of nectar for bees and butterflies!

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More Info:
Name: Aster is Latin for “star.”
Other Names:  Symphyotrichum puniceum

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs


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