Symphyotrichum lateriflorum (Aster lateriflorus)

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Common Name: Calico Aster

Part sun to light shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, best in rich organic soil or moisture-retaining clay loam.  2-4 ft. height, blooms in fall, white/purple flowers.

Germination Code:  A

Native Region: Middle and East Tennessee, lightly in West Tennessee

Delicate appearance.  Occasionally forms colonies at favorable sites.  Attracts a wide variety of insects.