Symphyotrichum laeve


Common Name: Smooth Aster
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:1 to 3 feet
Width:12 to 16 inches
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Woodland
Soil Type:moist to dry
Soil Moisture:Dry, Mesic
Seed Ripens:fall
USDA Zones:3 to 9
Flower Colour:violet
Bloom Time:fall
Comments:
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Germination Notes:
Grow Notes:New name: Symphyotrichum laeve
Picture Copyright: Thomas G. Barnes @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Barnes, T.G. & S.W. Francis. 2004. Wildflowers and ferns of Kentucky. University Press of Kentucky.