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Calico Aster

Calico Aster
(Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

Availability:

  • Out for the season

Height:

  • 2 – 3 feet

Bloom:

  • Aug. – Oct.

Classification:

  • Native
  • Perennial

Sun:

  • Full sun to part shade (best)

Soil moisture:

  • Medium

Used by:

  • Honey bees (flowers),
  • Native bees (flowers),
  • Butterflies (flowers),
  • Caterpillars (foliage)

Native Range:

USDA range map for calico aster
Map credit: USDA Plants Database

Relevant Backyard Ecology Resources: