Symphyotrichum laeve var laeve (Smooth Blue Aster)

Symphyotrichum laeve var laeve

Smooth Blue Aster

Dainty flower; dry seed has tuft to carry it off in the wind. Attracts butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Time: September,October
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 8

Characteristics & Attributes for Symphyotrichum laeve var laeve

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Fall Color
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

September
October

Flower Color

Blue

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Panicle

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average