Aster (Symphyotrichum walteri) in the Asters Database

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 24 - 36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division

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