Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (Side-flowering Aster)
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Symphyotrichum lateriflorum

Side-flowering Aster

Reddish-brown stems with white flowers; has a propensity to develop colonies. Attracts butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: September,October
Hardiness Zone: 5 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Symphyotrichum lateriflorum

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Savanna
Woodland
Wet Prairie

Bloom Time

September
October

Flower Color

White

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Coarse

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average