Symphyotrichum oolentangiense (Sky-blue Aster)
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Symphyotrichum oolentangiense

Sky-blue Aster

Brilliant lavender-blue flowers attract butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps, distinctive arrow-shaped leaves. Short lived.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Time: August,September,October
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 6
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Characteristics & Attributes for Symphyotrichum oolentangiense

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant
Fall Color

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna

Bloom Time

August
September
October

Flower Color

Blue

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average