Swamp Aster

Swamp Aster

Latin Name: Aster (Symphyotricum) puniceum

Type: Forb/Flower

Light: Sun / Part Sun

Moisture: Mesic / Wet-Mesic

Soil: Sand / Loam / Clay

Size: 3-5 feet

Color: White

Bloom Time: August / September

Description: Also known as red-stemmed aster for the reddish stem color. This aster can be found in the area of fens and other wetter areas. Often seen with Swamp rose and many sedges.