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What is this To help gardeners understand which plants will grow well for them, the entire USA has been segmented into ‘Plant Hardiness Zones’.

Smooth Blue Aster Seeds

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This elegant purple beauty is native to the U.S. and drought tolerant, thriving in dry areas including rocky ledges and meadows. Smooth Blue Aster prefers full sun and is a vital source of nectar and pollen for a variety of pollinators, including butterflies and bees. All of the seed we handle at American Meadows is non-GMO, neonicotinoid-free and guaranteed to grow. Perennial.

Zones 4 - 8
Ideal Regions
Northeast
Southeast
Midwest
West
Advantages
Hummingbirds & Butterflies
Hummingbirds & Butterflies
Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly
Native
Native
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size 12-48" tall
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Size Packet
SKU AAS5SPK

Plant Information

This elegant purple beauty is native to the U.S. and drought tolerant, thriving in dry areas including rocky ledges and meadows. Smooth Blue Aster prefers full sun and is a vital source of nectar and pollen for a variety of pollinators, including butterflies and bees.
SKU AAS5SPK
Common Name Smooth Blue Aster
Botanical Name Aster laevis / Symphyotrichum laeve
Seed Life Cycle Perennials
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Purple
Mature Height 12-48" tall
Bloom Time Mid to late summer
Ships As Seed
Soil Moisture Dry
Soil Type Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Drought/Dry Soil
Native To North America
Native To Most of the United States east of the Rocky Mountains
Native Yes
Ideal Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Advantages Hummingbirds & Butterflies, Bee Friendly, Native
Is It Storable? Yes- You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Non-GMO Yes
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada Yes

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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