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Aster puniceus, PA Ecotype (Purplestem Aster, PA Ecotype) bloom
Aster puniceus, PA Ecotype (Purplestem Aster, PA Ecotype) whole plant/field shotAster puniceus, PA Ecotype (Purplestem Aster, PA Ecotype) seed

Aster puniceus, PA Ecotype
Purplestem Aster, PA Ecotype

A rhizomatous species that adds beautiful color to FACW and OBL meadows; provides food for deer.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASTPUN01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Stout stems.
Habitat: Swamps, wet meadows, riverbanks, moist roadsides.
Bloom Period: September to October
Flower Color: Blue to deep violet
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 8.0 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 4.5 – 7.5
Pollinator Value: Very High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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

Tolerances:

Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

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 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine

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Price: $396.00/lb




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