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Smooth Blue Aster

Smooth Blue Aster

C$5.35Price

Perennial

4 feet tall

Full Sun to Part-Shade

Blooms August to October

Dry to Medium Site

Zones 3-9

Approx. 325 seeds per pack

 

Smooth Aster (Symphyotrichum laeve) has leaves that are smooth to the touch, distinguishing it from most other Aster varieties. The stem also often takes on a shade of blue. This is a non-aggressive plant that is slow to spread so it is a nice one to have in the garden with companions. The beautiful purple-blue flowers attract many different pollinators and the plant is host for the Silvery Checkerspot and Pearl Crescent Butterflies. 

 

Growing Instructions

No pre-treatment required. Sow seed at soil surface. Do not let seedling dry out while it is establishing.

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