Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (Aromatic Aster)
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Symphyotrichum oblongifolium (NGN)

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

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
Flower Color
Purple
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
18" to 24"
Flower Type
Head
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Prune Time
Jan/Feb/March
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1"
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Liatris squarrosa
Symphyotrichum sericeum
Penstemon hirsutus
Lespedeza violacea