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Aster (Symphyotrichum) laterifolium 'Lady in Black'

Calico Aster

Small white flowers with raspberry centers over deep black-purple foliage in September and October. Attractive to butterflies and hummingbirds. Deer resistant. Native.

Prefers full sun to light shade and normal moisture, but tolerates some drought and coastal condtions. May develop powdery mildew if kept too dry.

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Description

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Pricing

11322 4 qt. 1 - $12.49 Ea.

Height:

36-42 Inches

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Spread:

30-36 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-8

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Bloom Color:

Pink, White

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Songbirds
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
September
October
Foliage Color
Almost Black
Attributes
Clay Soil
Coastal
Cut Flower
Drought Tolerant
East-Coast Native
Ground Cover
Interesting Foliage
Long Blooming
Interesting Notes

Cut back by half before July 4th to encourage compact growth and more flowers.

Aster (Symphyotrichum) laterifolium (Calico Aster)

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