Aster (Symphyotrichum) oblongifolium 'October Skies'
Lavender-blue, 1.25 inch blooms cover this low-growing sister of Aster 'Raydon's Favorite'. Foliage forms a nice mound in summer and is fragrant when crushed.
Prefers full sun to light shade and moist, rich soil, but tolerates some drought and coastal condtions. May develop powdery mildew if kept too dry.
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