Aster laevis

Smooth Aster

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Smooth Aster is a native evergreen perennial with unbranched smooth blue-green foliage that forms a basal rosette.  Small loose blue to purple flowers with yellow centers bloom in panical like clusters in fall.  Grows best with full sun and dry to medium well-drained soils.  Good drought and heat tolerance.  Also known as Symphyotrichum laeve.

Type: 

Perennial

Height: 

2' - 4'

Spread: 

1’ - 2'

Spacing: 

1.5'

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

3 - 8

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Blue/Purple

Season of Interest: 

SummerFallYear-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS: Low Maintenance.  Watch for caterpillars.  May need staking.
LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersNaturalized AreasWoodland GardensRock Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS:  SalviaDianthusPhlox

Image: Heike Löchel, Aster (Blume)CC BY-SA 2.0 DE

 

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