Aster spectabilis, NC Ecotype
Showy Aster, NC Ecotype
An attractive rhizomatous species; one of the prettiest asters to add to landscapes.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ASTSPE03
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Uplands & Meadows
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Woodland borders, pine barrens, clearings, roadsides, dry sandy soils.
Bloom Period: August to October
Flower Color: Violet-purple to blue
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 2.9 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: 630,000
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.