Symphyotrichum sericeum (Silky Aster)
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Symphyotrichum sericeum (NGN)

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

Attributes
Drought Tolerant
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun
Native Plant Community
Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Flower Color
Purple
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
8" to 12"
Flower Type
Head
Foliage Color
Silver
Leaf Texture
Medium
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1"
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Lespedeza violacea
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium
Liatris squarrosa
Penstemon hirsutus