Aster lateriflorus

Calico Aster

Attractive clump-forming species; provides food and cover for wildlife.

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General Product Information
  • Species:
    Calico Aster
  • Species Type:
    Native
  • Product Categories:
  • Habitat:
    Dry open places, open woods.
  • Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Bloom Period:
    Summer/Fall
  • Flower Color:
    White
  • Typical Height:
    4.1 ft
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    10 in
  • pH:
    5.2 – 7.5
  • Pollinator Value:
    Very High
Indicator Regions
  • Northcentral & Northeast:
    NI
  • Midwest
    NI
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont:
    NI
  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain
    NI
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Tolerances
  • Shade:
    Full Sun
  • Flood:
    No
  • Drought:
    Moderate
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    800,000
  • Seeding rate per acre in a mix:
    Up to 0.4 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fine
Included in mixes

$336.00/lb

Description

Contains native forbs common in the Northeast. Excellent for wildlife food and shelter, including pollinators. Mix formulations are subject to change without notice depending on the availability of existing and new products. While the formula may change, the guiding philosophy and function of the mix will not.

Additional information

BloomPeriodSrchTrm

Spring/Summer, Summer, Summer/Fall

ColorSearchTerms

Blue, Purple, Red, White, Yellow

FoliageColor
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LifeCycle

Perennial

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