Aromatic Aster- Native
Dainty, daisy like, violet blue flowers cover the foliage of the Aromatic Aster in late summer. The violet blue of these delicate flowers is set off by the yellow center disk. The low, mound forming foliage of the Aromatic Aster is blue green with 4″ long, oblong leaves. As the name suggests, the crushed foliage is fragrant. Grows naturally in prairies, slopes, glades and other dry areas in some parts of the Midwest. Add to your cut flower arrangements. Useful in controlling erosion. Good, colorful ground cover. Beautiful plant to add late season color to your perennial or wildflower garden, border or meadow planting.
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium grows best in Full Sun. It will grow 1-3′ tall with a similar spread. Plant in zones 3 to 8. Attracts butterflies and birds. Drought tolerant. Deer resistant.
Care & Shipping Notes
Easy to grow in average, well drained soil. Will tolerate a variety of soil types, including clay and sandy soil. Will tolerate poor soil. No serious insect or disease problems. May be susceptible to mildew. Taller plants may need some support during while blooming. 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.