Northeast Pollinator Plants
Symphyotrichum laeve (Smooth Aster)
We ship only to the New England and New York states. If you live near Fairfax, VT, consider buying at our farm, River Berry Farm.
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Plants are delivered in a biodegradable wood fiber pot, 2.75" diameter by 3.5" deep.
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Common Name: Smooth Aster
Attracts: Bees, Butterflies
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).