Aster umbellatus, IA Ecotype
Flat Topped White Aster, IA Ecotype
A decorative component of wet meadows.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ASTUMB01
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Riparian Sites, Stormwater Management, Wet Meadows & Wetlands
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: An erect growing, rhizomatous flowering species; fluffy white seedheads.
Habitat: Floodplains, swamps, woods, moist fields.
Bloom Period: August to September
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Pollinator Value: High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: NI
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: NI
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: NI
Approximate seeds per lb: 1,072,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 0.5% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine