Symphyotrichum sericeum (Aster sericeus)

Symphyotrichum sericeum (Aster sericeus)


Silky Aster Category:


Soil: Xeric(Dry)
Sun: Full to Part
Height: 1′-2′
Color: Purple
Blooms: September-October
Leaves: The leaves are ovate, and silky. They have a silver sheen to them.

Suggested Uses:

This is a very lovely small Aster. It has silky silvery foliage with lavender flowers that bloom in the fall. An excellent landscape plant for the home garden, as well as a terrific upland restoration plant. Nice for any rock garden this plant will grow well on sandy and gravelly soils.

Interesting Facts

Medicinal Uses: Arthritis sufferers believed they would find relief by soaking in a bath of Silky Aster stems and flowers.
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More Info:
Name: Aster is Latin for “star.”
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Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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