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Zig Zag Aster Seeds

SKU: AM013029
per Packet
No longer available this season.
Aster prenanthoides is one of our handsomest wildflowers for fall. Lavender blooms with bright yellow centers. Perennial
key features
Botanical Name
Symphyotrichum prenanthoides, Aster prenanthoides
Seed Life Cycle
Growing Zones
Zone 3, Zone 4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zone 8
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Light Requirements
Full Sun, Half Sun / Half Shade
Seed Coverage
covers 30-40 square feet
Native, Bee Friendly, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Birds, Deer Resistant, Low Maintenance, Naturalizes, Cut Flowers, Mass Plantings


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.