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Aromatic Aster (Aster oblongifolius)

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Ships April to May 2024
Item #:
Ships April to May 2024
Ornamental Perennials


Herbaceous flowering perennial
Description:  Fragrant foliage with purple to blue clusters of blooms on outer form of clump
Habit:  Grows up to 3' tall and 3' wide
Culture:  Prefers full sun and dry to average soil
Hardiness:  Hardy in USDA zones 3 through 8
Origin:  Northeastern and Central US
Attributes:  Fragrant foliage; showy blossoms attract butterflies and other pollinators; drought tolerant

This late summer into fall-blooming perennial aster is very adaptable and widely distributed from New York south to North Carolina and west to Montana to Texas. The foliage is aromatic when crushed.

Arrives in a 2.5" quart pot.

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