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Common names:
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Botanical names:
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense Accepted
Symphyotrichum oolentangiense var. poaceum Synonym
Aster oolentangiensis Synonym
Aster azureus Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Height: 18 - 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 18 inches
Fruit: Edible to birds
Fruiting Time: Fall
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Cut Flower
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Root
Pollinators: Hoverflies
Moths and Butterflies


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Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On June 11, 2017 Potted up
MrsBinWY On April 10, 2017 Seeds germinated
MrsBinWY On March 11, 2017 Seeds sown
lots of seeds in milk jug, cool part of sun room, seeds from molanic
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Sedum/Hylotelephium by Catmint20906 Sep 26, 2014 12:41 PM 10

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