Aster pilosus, PA Ecotype
Heath Aster, PA Ecotype
Aggressive short-rhizomed species that establishes quickly on disturbed sites and rights-of-way.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ASTPIL01
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Uplands & Meadows, Woodland Openings
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Stout stems.
Habitat: Dry fields, open woods, vacant lots, roadsides.
Bloom Period: September to November
Flower Color: White
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 4.9 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 5.4 – 7.0
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: 700,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine