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Directory of Wildflowers

Aromatic Aster
Aster oblongiflorus

Aromatic Aster
Aromatic Aster

Quick Profile

Exposure
Full Sun
 
Mature Height
1 - 2 Feet
 
USDA Hardiness Zones
3 - 7 
 
Native To:
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Missouri
Ohio
Wisconsin
 
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
 
Bloom Color
Lavender
 
Bloom Season
September - October
 

Features

Lavendar to blue-purple asters.

Culture

Full sun; moist, well drained soils.

Notes

Found in prairies and dry sites. Listed as rare in Indiana and threatened in Ohio.