Aromatic Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium)

  • pollinator-friendly into NOVEMBER in some parts of the country!!
  • beautiful, light-purple blooms with yellowish centers
  • when combined with the feeling of autumn in the air, life seems a little extra special
  • full sun
  • medium-dry to dry soil
  • only 2 feet tall
  • blooms from August to November
  • zones 3 - 8
  • space 2 feet apart
  • host plant for the Silvery Checkerspot butterfly 
  • NATIVE STATE LISTING for S. oblongifolium

    AL, AR, CO, DC, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NM, OH, OK, PA, SD, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV, WY 


PEACE LILY greenhouse & nursery

"Gardening with a humanitarian purpose."

Please visit the group Pollinator Friendly Yards on Facebook.  Leslie Nelson Inman was my initial inspiration.  Hopefully, she will be yours.