Smooth Blue Aster (Aster laevis)

Smooth Blue Aster (Aster laevis)

This large aster has silky silver-green leaves. Will spread by seeds, so be careful where you plant it.

Details

Sun:    Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture:    Medium
Height:    4 feet
Blooms:    Aug, Sept, Oct
Color:    Blue
Spacing:    18″
Zones:    3-9
Benefits:    Pollinators

Design Tips

Tall aster, keep towards middle or back of gardens. Plant with grasses like Little Bluestem that can help prop it up.

Companion Plants

Stiff Goldenrod
Showy Goldenrod
Early Sunflower
Little Bluestem