Aster (Symphyotrichum georgianum) in the Asters Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 3 -40 °C (-40 °F) to -37.2 °C (-35)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
2"-3"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Pollinators: Moths and Butterflies
Bees
Conservation status: Vulnerable (VU)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Vulnerable

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Florida Wildflower Foundation looking for photos by mellielong May 19, 2016 8:39 AM 0
Another Aster? by purpleinopp Mar 2, 2016 10:04 AM 1
Hieracium; growing wild by flaflwrgrl Sep 10, 2015 11:22 AM 114

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