Symphyotrichum (Aster) lavae Smooth Aster
A beautiful aster with violet blue or purple flowers that bloom in September or October. Will attract pollinators.
Growing 2-4' tall. Clusters of round, bright purple flowers with up to 30 petals each, and with yellow centers. The flower will turn into a fluffy seed head.
Dry to Medium
Average, Well Drained
Intolerant, Full Sun
Throughout North America, mainly in the Appalachians, along the Mississippi River, North-Central to North-West Canadian Border, and in the Rocky Mountains. Some populations in Northeastern Mexico, and South-Central Canada.
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