Large-leaved Aster Picture

Lovely 1 inch wide light blue/lavender white asters with narrow petals and yellow (aging to red/brown) centers from August through October, large (8 inch by 6 inch) basal leaves form a beautiful groundcover in spring and early summer but these leaves decline as flowering stems shoot up in late summer, upper leaves have winged petioles and are somewhat small, spreads by rhizomes and seed to form dense carpets, attracts butterflies & bees, host plant for Silvery Checkerspot (Chlosyne nycteis) and Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos).

Dry To Moist
Sun To Shade
1- 3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-8b
Perennial

Native Range: Labrador through s. ON, south to TN and the NC mountains

Large-leaved Aster 3.5 inch pot $9.75 (Temporarily Sold Out*)

*We normally carry this item but are temporarily sold out. We expect to have it available again as soon as our plants in production reach sufficient size/maturity or we harvest more seed. In some cases, plants may be recovering from caterpillar damage (Monarchs love our Milkweed), wind or hail damage, rampaging woodchucks, downed trees, or other natural issues. We are constantly updating our web site so please check back again.

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