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Aster laevis
Smooth Blue Aster

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

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASTLAE02
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: Branched stems; smooth, waxy leaves that clasp to stems.
Habitat: Dry woods, rocky ledges, roadsides.
Bloom Period: August to October
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
Mix Seed Rate per Acre: Up to 0.4 lb
Truax Seedbox: Fine



Price: $336.00/Lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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