Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'
More About Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'
- AKA Symphyotrichum oblongifolium 'October Skies'
- Low mound of bushy, mint-scented foliage, highly tolerant of drought and poor soils
- A strong growing perennial covered in lavender-blue flowers up to 3 cm across
- Bloom Time: Late summer to early fall
Aromatic Aster Growing and Maintenance Tips
Grows best in a well-drained soil, in full sun. Too much moisture will cause this selection to grow tall and leggy, and may cause the stems to flop when the flowers appear. Pinch back 1/3 of the foliage twice before early summer, to maintain shape and foliage vigour.
Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies' Characteristics
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils