Symphyotrichum oolentangiense (Aster azureus)

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Common Name:  Sky Blue Aster

Full to part sun, medium to dry moisture level, tolerates a range of soils including clay.  3 ft. height, blooms in fall, blue flowers.

Germination Code: A, G

Native Region:  Occurs only in Campbell, Roane, Maury, Hardeman, and McNairy counties

Designated a “Special Concern” plant in Tennessee.  Outstanding blue-lavender blooms on daisy flowers.  Easy to grow from seed.  Attracts butterflies.

Sky Blue Aster - Symphyotrichum oolentangiense (Aster azureus) 2
Photo Courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery