Short's Aster

Short's Aster

Symphyotrichum shortii


A good species for woodland restoration projects. Lower stem leaves are narrow and heart-shaped.  Produces pale violet flowers in the fall. A good companion under Oaks on a dry sunny site. Spreads vigorously to form a large colony. Attracts butterflies. An aggressive and quickly spreading species of Aster.

  • Characteristics

    Type: Perennial

    Height: 2-4 Feet

    Blooms: September to October

    Bloom Colour: Lavender

  • Growth Conditions

    Light: Par Shade to Full Sun

    Soil: Moist to Dry, Average & Loam/Organic Soil

    Habitat: Open Woodlands & Rocky Slopes

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