With rays of sky blue to deep purple, this aster colors upland meadows and dry open woods in late summer.
Soft, downy foliage. Spreads in average to dry soils. Pairs well with Showy Goldenrod.
Aster species are host plants for the Pearl Crescent butterfly, pictured below.
Height: 1′ – 4′ Blooms: September-October
Habitat: Average to Dry, sun to part sun