Symphyotrichum laeve (Smooth Blue Aster)

Symphyotrichum laeve (Smooth Blue Aster)

Type: Native Perennial

Height: 3-6'

Sun: Full sun to partial shade

Flowers: light purple

Water: Moist soils and clays


This aster tolerates drought and poor soils, and will re-seed itself easily. Small (1") violet-blue flowers with yellow centers bloom in autumn and attrack butterflies.

  • Photo Credit

    Photo by David J. Stang [CC BY-SA (]

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