Aromatic Fall Aster

Symphyotrichum oblongifolius

This perennial’s rigid stems are much-branched from the base. Pink or lavender-blue flowers are many-petaled with a yellow center. One of the last Aster species to bloom in the fall. Leaves are aromatic when crushed. Sun, part shade; well-drained, dry soils. 2ft tall. Space 12” apart. Zone 3-8.

Fall Aster