Aster azureus - Diane's Flower Seeds
Aster azureus
(Sky Blue Aster)

300 seeds   $2.25         
Aster azureus

Aster azureus is a native perennial that blooms in late summer to fall. The tall, bushy plants are absolutely smothered in a cloud of lavender-blue flowers with yellow centers.

Aster azureus makes a nice companion plant for ornamental grasses and other fall-blooming perennials like goldenrod. It attracts butterflies and a variety of beneficial insects.

Aster azureus is drought tolerant, and it performs well in a wide range of conditions. Also known as Azure Aster, Sky Blue Aster, Prairie Heart-leaf Aster, and Aster oolentangiensis. Hardy in zones 3-8.

height 30"  spacing 15"                         

Sowing Aster azureus Seeds

Start aster seeds indoors in late winter. Sow on the surface, then refrigerate for 3 weeks. Full sun to part shade.

Also see Aster novae-angliae

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