Heath Aster

Plant Height 2-3 Ft.
Seed Count 3,250,000 Seeds per LB
Botanical Name Symphyotrichum ericoides
Life Cycle Perennial
Environment Full Sun - Partial Sun
Preferred Sites Upland/Grassland
Bloom Period September-October
Flower Color White
Pollinator Value Very Good

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Heath Aster


Heath Aster is a hardy perennial forb found growing across most of the United States and Canada. This native wildflower can be seen in upland prairies and open woodlands.


  • Livestock generally will not graze
  • Attracts many kinds of pollinators
  • Rhizomatous root system
  • Adapts to disturbed, well-drained soils
  • Prefers full sunlight to partial shade
  • Mature heights of 1-3 feet
  • Blooms from September-October
  • Produces small white flower with purple centers
  • Popular ornamental plant
  • Dormant seed late November to early December
  • Stratify seed if seeding in spring


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