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A.k.a. Smooth Blue Aster (Aster laevis). A hardy, late blooming aster with light blue to pale lilac flowers. Tends to remain upright on its own better than other similarly sized asters. Easy to propionate from seed.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Loam, Clay Loam, Sandy Loam, Rocky

Height: 3'-5'

Bloom Color: Light Blue/Lilac 

Bloom Time: Sep-Oct

Root Type: Fibrous

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers attract bees, wasps, flies, butterflies, and skippers. Hosts insects such as Blatchley’s walkingstick, the wavy-lined emerald moth, and many smaller insects. Tree sparrows and mice eat the seeds. Occasionally browsed by game birds and mammals.

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