Aster prenanthoides, PA Ecotype
Zigzag Aster, PA Ecotype
A versatile aster that tolerates urban habitats.
General Product Information:
Item Number: ASTPRE01
Species Type: Native
Herbaceous Flowering Species, Pollinator Favorites, Uplands & Meadows
Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A rhizomatous flowering species.
Habitat: Steambanks, wet meadows, low woods.
Bloom Period: Late August to October
Flower Color: Blue, pale purple
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.3 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 10 in
pH: 5.5 – 7.2
Pollinator Value: Very High
Indicator Regions (view map & key):
Northcentral & Northeast: FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
Shade: Full Sun
Approximate seeds per lb: 700,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 3.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fine