Aster oblongifolius, PA Ecotype
Aromatic Aster, PA Ecotype
The longest blooming of our native asters, up to and sometimes beyond two months; the 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: A flowering species with branched stems.
Habitat: Dry open places, calcareous hillsides, cliffs, bluffs.
Bloom Period: September to November
Flower Color: Violet-purple to purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.3 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: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine