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Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

Aromatic Aster

  • Category: Perennial
  • Hardiness Zone:3-7
  • Height:18-24 Inches
  • Spread:24 Inches
  • Bloom Color: Blue/Purple

A very floriferous Aster with blooms of lavender-blue. This Aster is very hardy and reliable. Foliage is fragrant and elongated. Attracts a variety of butterflies!

Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Exposure
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Green
Soil Moisture
Well-Drained
Attributes
Container
Container
Cut Flower/Foliage
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Fall
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Bloom Time
August - September
Additional Information about Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

This has a more blue tone than 'Raydon's Favorite'. This Aster is planted in the Lurie Garden at Millennium Park.

Growing & Maintenance Tips for Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

This Aster does not need to be pinched back for fullness! Divide every 3 years to maintain vigor. Thrives in a sunny spot.