Aster macrophyllus, PA Ecotype
Bigleaf Aster, PA Ecotype

A showy rhizomatous species; a source of color along wooded borders; provides habitat for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASTMAC01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Woods, rocky slopes, woodland edges; grows best in fertile soils.
Bloom Period: Late July to September
Flower Color: Violet to bluish-purple
Foliage Color: Dark green
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 4.9 – 6.9
Pollinator Value: Very High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: UPL
Midwest: FACU
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: UPL


Shade: Shade
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 800,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $432.00/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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