Aster tataricus – “Tatarian Aster”

Botanical Name: Aster tataricus

Common Name: “Tatarian Aster”

Characteristics:

Height: 6 to 7 Feet

Spread: 2.5 to 3 Feet

Light: Full sun

Bloom: Sep-Nov

Description:

Small, lavender-blue flowers are arranged in dense terminal clusters on tall, stout stems. Lower leaves are large, broad, and up to two feet long providing a strong foliage texture from mid-spring through the summer. Flower stalks may be cut in early- to mid-summer if a shorter habit is desired. Very attractive to butterflies.

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