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Aster (Symphyotrichum) laevis Bluebird

Aster

Soft blue 1" daisy blooms with yellow centers over smooth blue-green foliage. Considered to be one of the best tall blues. Attractive to butterflies & hummingbirds.


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Status: Large Dormant
Availability: Sold Out
$15.19
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  • Category:Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:4-8
  • Height:36-42 Inches
  • Spread:20-24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue
  • Foliage Color: Green

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

Attracts Wildlife
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Songbirds
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-Drained
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Flowering Months
August
September
October
Foliage Color
Green
Additional Information about Aster (Symphyotrichum) laevis 'Bluebird'

If plants are kept too dry, they may develop powdery mildew. Cut back by half before July 4th to encourage compact growth and more flowers. Deer resistant.