Smooth Blue Aster, NY Ecotype, Aster laevis, NY Ecotype seed
Aster laevis, NY Ecotype

Smooth Blue Aster, NY Ecotype

Provides attractive late summer color in meadows; sought by deer for browse.

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General Product Information
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  • Characteristics:
    Branched stems; smooth, waxy leaves that clasp to stems.
  • Habitat:
    Dry woods, rocky ledges, roadsides.
  • Bloom Period:
    August to October
  • Flower Color:
    Blue, Purple
  • Minimum Root Depth:
    10 in
  • pH:
    5.8 – 7.8
  • 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
  • Drought:
    Moderate
  • Salt:
    No
Seed Information
  • Approximate seeds per lb:
    1,014,000
  • Seeding Rate:
    Up to 0.4 lb
  • Truax Seedbox:
    Fine
Included in mixes

$336.00/lb

Description

Contains the showiest 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, Orange, Purple, Red, Yellow

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