Symphyotrichum dumosum (Aster dumosus)

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Common Name: Bushy Aster, Rice Button Aster

Full to part sun, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, sandy soil, moderately acid to slightly alkaline pH.  3 ft. height, blooms in fall, lavender/blue/white flowers, spreads slowly by rhizomes in its preferred sites.

Germination Code:  ?

Native Region: Statewide

Slender, delicate looking plant that may lean sideways when it blooms.    Easy to grow and long-lived. Attracts butterflies and bees.