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Aster ‘October Skies’

Aster ‘October Skies’

Regular price $49.00 USD
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Aster oblongifolius ‘October Skies’
(Syn. Symphyotrichum oblongifolium)

Ships August 20th, 2024.

This particular cultivar, found by Primrose Path Nursery, is a descendant of 'Raydon's Favorite'. It yields numerous sky blue flowers, approximately 1 inch in diameter, on short and compact plants.

This species blooms 2 weeks earlier than the original variety and is highly attractive to bees. Its adaptability allows it to flourish in various conditions, such as sandy and clay soils, dry climates, and high pH levels in alkaline soil. Additionally, it serves as a habitat for the Silvery Checkerspot butterfly.

Plant Details:
Zone: 3 - 8
Height: 15-18"
Spread: 18-30"
Exposure: Full Sun
Soil Moisture: Low - Moderate Water Needs
Drought tolerant: Yes, Once Established
Bloom time: Early Fall, Mid-Fall
Flower Color: Blue Shades
Fragrant: Yes
Good Cut Flower: Yes
Native: Nativar
Deer resistant: Yes
Bee-friendly: Yes
Attracts butterflies: Yes
Pinching is beneficial to promote lateral branching.

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