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Symphyotrichum laeve, Smooth Aster, is a popular native Aster providing purple flowers with distinctly yellow center on unbranched stems, attracting a plethora of butterflies.

Northeast Pollinator Plants

Symphyotrichum laeve (Smooth Aster)

$ 4.99
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Common Name:  Smooth Aster

Attracts:  Bees, Butterflies

Use:  Naturalizing

Light:  Full Sun

Hardiness Zone:  3 to 8   USDA Zone Map

Soils:  Dry to Moist

Flower Time:  September - October

Flower Color:  Violet to Purple with Yellow Centers

Height:  2' - 4'

Notes:  Symphyotrichum laeve, Smooth Aster, is a popular native Aster providing purple flowers with distinctly yellow center on unbranched stems, attracting a plethora of butterflies.  Noted as deer-resistant by Wild Seed Project.

Native to almost all of the US (rare in southern VT):  Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).


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