PlantsAsters→Shore Aster (Symphyotrichum tradescantii)

Common names:
Give a thumbs up Shore Aster
Give a thumbs up Tradescant's Aster
Give a thumbs up Aster

Botanical names:
Symphyotrichum tradescantii Accepted
Aster tradescantii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 12 - 36 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Division

Photo by Leo Michels

Photo gallery:

Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Oct 20, 2011 5:15 PM

Honey bees get nectar from this plant

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Asters Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Asters (Aster)

« The Asters Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by KFredenburg and is called "Thimble cactus bloom"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.