Aster oblongifolius, PA Ecotype
Aromatic Aster, PA Ecotype
Longest blooming of our native asters, lasting up to and sometimes beyond two months; small oblong leaves have a lemony scent.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ASTOBL01
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Uplands & Meadows
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Branched stems.
Habitat: Dry open places, calcareous hillsides, cliffs, bluffs.
Bloom Period: August to October
Flower Color: Blue, purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 2.8 Ft
Pollinator Value: Very High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI
Approximate seeds per lb: 816,000
Seeding Rate: Up to 0.4 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine