Northeast Pollinator Plants
Symphyotrichum puniceum (Swamp Aster)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. Orders are shipped mid-June through September. We ship within two weeks of order or by mid-June for orders placed before shipping starts. Shipping free for any combination of 13+ plants. Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep. Please email if you prefer to order/pay by check than on-line, see Contact Us below.
Common Name: Swamp Aster
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
Use: Naturalizing and Rain Gardens
Light: Full Sun
Hardiness Zone: 2 to 9 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Moist to Wet
Flower Time: August to September
Flower Color: Violet with Yellow Center
Height: 6'- 8'
Notes: Symphyotrichum puniceum (Swamp Aster) There seems to be an aster for every setting! This aster, with striking purple stems, is particularly useful for wet sunny areas like rain gardens! Noted as deer-resistant by Wild Seed Project.
Native to Northeast, Midwest and Mid-Altantic US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).