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Big Leaf Aster Seeds

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Also known as "Largeleaf Aster," this tall beauty has lavender flowers, large heart-shaped leaves. Perennial.

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Common Name Big Leaf Aster
Botanical Name Aster macrophyllus
Plant Type/Life Cycle Perennial
Light Requirements Half Sun / Half Shade, Full Shade
Flower Color Purple
Estimated Mature Height Up to 60 inches tall (5 feet)
Bloom Time Fall
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 432,000
Seeds Per Packet 200
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Acidic Soil
Native To North America
Native To Eastern United States
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific NorthWest
Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Is It Storable? Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
This is one of the more showy of the wild asters from eastern open woodlands and fields. Often growing to over 5 ft., the plants make quite a show when in bloom each fall. Blooms have lavender rays (petals) and bright yellow centers. Dependable perennial, and great for very late color in a wild garden, when almost everything else is gone.
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