Aromatic aster (Aster oblongifolius)

$10.00

Sold in 4.5″ (1 qt) pots
Light:
Full sun
Moisture: Medium to Dry
Bloom Time: August to October
Height x spread: 3 ft x 3 ft
Flower: Showy, light purple daisy like
Tolerate: Drought; deer and rabbit-resistant
Attracts: Pollinators, such as long-tongued bees and butterflies. Host plant to the Silvery Checkerspot.

Aromatic aster is one of the last wildflowers to bloom during the late fall. The plant grows into a compact mound and works well as a hedge. The name comes from the balsam-like fragrance from the stems when they are crushed.

Where to see it growing: Exploration Garden at Clinton Hills Conservation Park, Swansea, IL

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