Symphyotrichum pilosum


Common Name: Frost Aster
Plant Type:Herbaceous
Light (original): sun, part sun
Light Requirements: Sun, Part Sun
Height:1 to 4 feet
Width:1 foot
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Prairie
Soil Type:dry
Soil Moisture:Dry
Seed Ripens:late fall
USDA Zones:
Flower Colour:white to pale mauve
Bloom Time:fall
Comments:Important fall nectar plant. Sandy soils, prairie.
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 pilosum var. pilosum
Picture Copyright: Jennifer Anderson @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database