Aster laevis, NY Ecotype
Smooth Blue Aster, NY Ecotype

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

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASTLAE01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Branched stems; smooth, waxy blue-green leaves that clasp to stems.
Habitat: Dry woods, rocky ledges, roadsides.
Bloom Period: September to October
Flower Color: Blue, purple
Foliage Color: Blue-green
Height: Up to 6.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 5.8 – 7.8
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


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 1,014,000
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.
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $396.00/lb

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