Aromatic Aster- Native
Aromatic Aster is a native perennial plant. It is native from the northeast to central United States. It performs well in rocky areas or any native planting area. It forms as a compact mound of foliage, with flowers held above. Narrow, oblong shaped leaves grow to 4 inches long. They are gray-green in color. When crushed, the leaves will emit a nice fragrance. Abundant flowering from later summer into the early fall. Small, daisy shaped flowers are lavender-purple in color, with a yellow center eye. Attractive to butterflies and other pollinators!
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium grows 1 to 3 feet in height, with a similar spread. It is recommended for USDA planting zones 3 to 8. Aromatic Aster tends to grow best in full sunlight. It does well with average amounts of moisture in well drained soils. It is not known to have any serious disease issues.
Care & Shipping Notes
NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.