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Aster puniceus (Purplestem Aster)

Type: Native Perennial 

Height: 3-6' 

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Flowers: lavendar 

Water: Wet to moist

 

Stiff, reddish stems branch into large flower heads. Lavender flowers bloom late in summer. Can spread to form colonies. Attracts butterflies, does well in wet, boggy soils.

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