Symphyotrichum sericeum (Silky Aster)
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Symphyotrichum sericeum

Silky Aster

Silver-green foliage looks silky; attractive violet-purple flowers. Attracts butterflies, bees and parasitic wasps.

Height: 18-24 in
Width: 8-12 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Time: August,September,October
Hardiness Zone: 2 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Symphyotrichum sericeum

Attributes

Drought Tolerant

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie

Bloom Time

August
September
October

Flower Color

Purple

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Head

Foliage Color

Silver

Leaf Texture

Medium

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average