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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.


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Status: Large Dormant
Availability: Available
$15.89
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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
September
October
Foliage Color
Almost Black
Additional Information about Aster (Symphyotrichum) laterifolium 'Lady in Black'

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