Perennial plant growing up to 2 feet tall. Bushy growth habit. Grows best in full sun and medium to dry soils. Prolific, late-blooming species with clusters of purple flowers with yellow centers. It is a frequently visited by a wide-range of pollinator species, including short and long-tongued bees, butterflies, and skippers. Blooms August to November.
Species: Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
Sunflower family: Asteraceae
Other common names: Fall Aster, Wild Blue Aster
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