Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Aromatic Aster)
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Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Aromatic Aster

Aromatic foliage with a strong bushy habit. Foliage is pubescent and stems are stiff. Leaves are typically crowded around the stem. Flowers attract butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps.

Height: 18-24 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: August,September,October
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Salt Tolerant

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Mound

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie

Bloom Time

August
September
October

Flower Color

Purple

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average