A generally adaptable aster that blooms densely with quarter-sized purple flowers. Attractive to bees and butterflies, and a valuable source of fall nectar for migrating monarchs. Overall height can be reduced by trimming back halfway through the growing season.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
Soil Type: Loam, Clay
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: Sep-Oct
Root Type: Fibrous
Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract mostly bees, flies, butterflies, and skippers. Hosts many moths such as the Isabella tiger moth and aster borer moth, and some smaller insects. Occasionally browsed by turkey and mammalian herbivores.