Loads of white asters with yellow centers cover this heavily branched plant August through October, leaves start out large at the base of the plant but become narrow and short as they ascend the downy flowering stalks, attracts butterflies and bees, host plant for the Pearl Crescent Butterfly (Phyciodes tharos), highly salt tolerant.
1-4 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-8b
Native Range: ME to e. SD, south to TX and c. FL
Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 8 weeks. Surface sow.
Frost 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.Review or Finalize Your Order