Smooth Blue Aster

Smooth Blue Aster

Symphyotrichum laeve

Aster laevis 


A tall Aster with an array of very attractive flowers, blue or violet in colour. This lovely member of the Aster family is grown from short stout rhizomes. Important fall species for butterflies.  Drought tolerant. An important species for prairie restoration.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Perennial

    Height: 2-4 Feet

    Blooms: August to September

    Bloom Colour: Blue Violet

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Full Sun

    Soil: Dry to Moist, Sandy/Gravel & Average Soil

    Habitat: Dry Meadows, Fields, Open Woods & Prairies

Pot Sizes

Nursery Location:

(Ignatius Jesuit Centre)

5420 Hwy 6 

Guelph ON 

N1H 6J2

Phone: 519-760-0055


Mailing Address:

2 Cassino Avenue

Guelph, ON

N1E 2H8

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