Smooth Aster

Smooth Aster

Latin Name: Aster (Symphyotricum) laeve

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun

Moisture: Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam

Size: 2-4 feet

Color: Lavender/blue

Bloom Time: August / September / October

Description: A very attractive aster with its rich blue color and blue/green stem. The leaves and stem and stem are smooth thus its name. Very important food source for late season butterflies and migrating birds.