Fall Aster

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Fall Aster

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
Aromatic Aster
1

3 feet
2

4 feet
East-central U.S. and northeastern Mexico.
  • Central Texas
  • Texas
  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low
  • Flowering

About This Plant

Sun/part shade. Nearly evergreen, with low-growing, aromatic foliage. Purple and yellow daisy-like blooms make a dramatic display in autumn (and occasionally in spring.) Fall aster spreads gradually by stolons.

Maintenance

Cut back by a third in late June to control size if needed; otherwise, can be cut in late fall or early winter.

Features

Plant Type:
Perennial
Size:
1-3' H, 2-4' W
Sunlight Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Types:
Sandy, Thin
Wildlife:
Butterflies, Pollinators
Flower Color:
Purple
Bloom Time:
September, October, November
Freeze Hardy:
Yes
Invasive:
No
Caution:
None
Coupon Eligible:
No

This plant goes well with

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