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Zig Zag Aster Seeds

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Aster prenanthoides is one of our handsomest wildflowers for fall. Lavender blooms with bright yellow centers. Perennial

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Purple Zig Zag Aster Seeds, Aster prenanthoides, Zig Zag Aster
Common Name Zig Zag Aster
Botanical Name Aster prenanthoides
Seed Life Cycle Perennials
Light Requirements Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Flower Color Purple
Mature Height Up to 36 inches tall
Bloom Time Late summer to fall
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 1920000
Seeds Per Packet 200
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Amount of Rain N/A
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Native To North America
Native To Northeastern United States
Native N/A
Ideal 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.
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Canada Yes
Our Master Gardeners Suggest Pairing With:
The "Zig Zag" Aster is named after the curious twist in its leaves, but the real news here is the flowers. They're lovely pastel lavender with stunning bright yellow centers, and they're not tiny. The flowers here are much like other favorites--the showy, perennial wild asters like the much-loved "New England Aster", and the "New York Aster," but while those two are often tall, rangy plants, this one is only 1 to 3 ft, making it perfect for your wild garden. Great color for late season meadows.
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