Aster azureus

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Sky Blue Aster

USDA Hardiness Zone 3-9

This Aster blankets the landscape with brilliant blue fall flowers.
Does well in most gardens or naturalized settings.
Leaves feel like dry sandpaper.

Height

2-3 Feet

Spread

2-3 Feet

Color

Blue/Purple

Bloom Time

Aug-Oct

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Will bloom for a long time when given good drainage.

When to Divide

spring or fall

Good Companions

Swamp Milkweed (Asclepias incarnata), Bolton's Aster (Boltonia asteroides), Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Four Angled Sundrops (Oenothera tetragona), Blue Switch Grass (Panicum virgatum), Little Blue Stem (Schizachryium scoparium), Goldenrod (Solidago )

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Containers
Cut Flowers
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Summer
Fall
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
Very Adaptable
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