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Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

Aromatic Aster

Zone 5 - 9

This tough plant is highly tolerant of drought and poor soils and is very easily grown in a sunny location. It is a low mounding perennial with mint scented foliage and completely covered with sky-blue daisies in the fall. Excellent cut flower and attractive to butterflies. HEIGHT: 40-60 cm SPREAD: 60-80 cm

General Information

Hardy Asters are excellent ornamentals for the late summer and fall garden. They prefer a sunny location with well-draining soil but will also tolerate partial shade. Although not completely drought tolerant their water requirements are average. Most varieties are long flowering and will re-bloom if cut back hard after the first bloom is complete. (Weather permitting.) Hardy Asters are excellent for cutting and also are very attractive to butterflies.

These easy-to-grow, profuse bloomers are not used nearly enough by gardeners.

1 gallon container size


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