Aromatic Aster (Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'Raydon's Favorite') in the Asters Database

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Symphyotrichum oblongifolium Accepted
Aster oblongifolius Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 - 18 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Leaves: Fragrant
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

Still in full bloom in late October

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