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Smooth Blue Aster

Symphyotrichum laeve, syn. Aster laevis

Height: 1-5 feet
Light:
Sun to part shade
Soil Type: Moist soil, but is very drought tolerant. Can also handle seasonal flooding.
Bloom Time: August – October
Flower Color: Small blue flowers with yellow disk centers
Foliage: Smooth, blue-green waxy foliage and stems that are often purple tinted

Unassuming at first, smooth blue aster hits its stride in the fall, mushrooming into a wide cloud of beautiful pale blue to violet flowers.

Smooth, blue-green waxy foliage and stems that are often purple tinted.

Smooth blue asters attract butterflies.