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- Aster - Sky Blue (Symphyotrichum oolentangiense)
Aster - Sky Blue (Symphyotrichum oolentangiense)
Sky Blue Aster has blue to blue-violet flowers. It is easy to grow and is drought tolerant. Blooming late summer to fall, like most Asters, it attracts butterflies and other beneficial insects such as small bees, flies, small to medium-sized butterflies, skippers, and wasps.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Medium, Medium-Dry, Dry
Height - 3 feet
Bloom Time - August, September, October
Bloom Color - Blue
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.