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Aster laevis

More About Aster laevis

  • AKA Symphyotrichum laeve
  • Extremely hardy
  • Lavender to light blue flowers appear on hairless stems
  • Greenish-blue or gray-green, narrow leaves, up to 10 cm long
  • Bloom Time: Late summer into the fall
  • Flower Size: 3 cm

Interesting Notes:

Native to Ontario

Zone:

3

Height:

60-100 cm

Spread:

30-60 cm

Colour:

Blue,Blue (light)
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Smooth Aster Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in full sun or partial shade and tolerates a wide range of soil types and moisture. Stands up well in the garden and requires no staking. 


Aster laevis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Native to Ontario
Native to Ontario
Long Blooming
Long Blooming

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Upright
Clumping

Foliage Color

Green
Gray
Blue

Landscape uses

Naturalizing
Roadside planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Aster laevis