Symphyotrichum laeve

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  • Common Name: Smooth Aster
  • Plant Story:

    The quintessential fall-blooming perennial Symphyotrichum laeve features small flowers with blue-violet rays and yellow center in the early fall. Flowers are attractive to butterflies.

  • Type: Perennial Herbaceous
  • Bloom Season: Fall
  • Flower Color: Purple
  • Planting Zone: 3-8
  • Height: 2-4 ft
  • Spread: 1-2 ft
  • Light Requirements:Full Sun
  • Suggested Uses: Border or cottage gardens
  • Leaf: Not available
  • Edible: NO
  • Attracts to: Butterflies,
  • Plant Deer Resistant:No
  • Plant Potential Pests:No serious problems
  • Form: Clump forming
  • Special Care Instructions:

    Easy to grow. Self seeds easily. Best in well-drained soil.


Smooth Aster - Additional Photos