Aster prenanthoides, PA Ecotype
Zigzag Aster, PA Ecotype

A rhizomatous species; tolerates urban habitats.

General Product Information:

Item Number: ASTPRE01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Habitat: Steambanks, wet meadows, low woods.
Bloom Period: Late August to October
Flower Color: Blue, pale purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 5.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 5.5 – 7.2
Pollinator Value: Very High

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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

Tolerances:

Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Moderate
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 0.5% and not more than 2.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine

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Price: $396.00/lb


This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes


Fuzz & Buzz Mix – Premium

VA Solar Pollinator 4′ Mix

Northeast Solar Pollinator 4′ Mix

Northeast Solar Pollinator Buffer Mix

Partially Shaded Area Roadside Mix

Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province Riparian Mix

PA Piedmont Province Riparian Mix

PA Piedmont Province UPL Meadow Mix

PA New England Province Riparian Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province Riparian Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province UPL Meadow Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province Riparian Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province UPL Meadow Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province Riparian Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province UPL Meadow Mix

PA Central Lowland Province UPL Meadow Mix

PA Central Lowland Province Riparian Mix

MD Upper Midland FACW Mix

Deer Resistant Meadow Mix

Rain Garden Mix

Virginia Gentleman’s Mix

Maryland Upland Mix

Northeast Annual & Perennial Wildflower Mix

Showy Northeast Native Wildflower & Grass Mix

Showy Northeast Native Wildflower Mix

FACW Wetland Meadow Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province Riparian Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province UPL Meadow Mix

VA Southern Blue Ridge UPL Meadow Mix

VA Cumberland Plateau UPL Meadow Mix

VA Northern Ridge & Valley UPL Meadow Mix

PA Central Lowland Province FACW Mix

PA Piedmont Province FACW Mix

PA Coastal Plain Province FACW Mix

PA Blue Ridge Province FACW Mix

PA New England Province FACW Mix

PA Southern Allegheny Plateau Province FACW Mix

PA Valley & Ridge Province FACW Mix

PA Northern Allegheny Plateau Province FACW Mix



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