Aster patens

Late Purple Aster

$ 11.95

Item #: 1030
Pot Size: full quart

Plant Description

The early fall flowers of the Late Purple Aster are loosely clustered and large - 1 1/2 inch or so and a bright violet blue with yellow centers on semi-woody stems 1 to 3 feet tall. This prolific Aster withstands drought and takes full sun or partial shade. The aspect of this Aster is rather delicate. That of the Aromatic Aster is shrubbier and denser, while New England Aster is intermediate. Try Late Purple Aster and Aromatic Aster with Goldenrods, grasses, and Gray Conradina.



Roof Garden

Good Fall Color

Deer Resistant

Butterfly Plant

Native Plant

Ease of Culture

Easy to grow

Plant Type

Wildflower, Perennial

Light Exposure

Full sun, Mostly sunny,

Half and half

Soil Condition

Average, Clay, Sandy

Moisture Tolerance

Dry, Moderately moist


full quart



36 or taller, 24 to 36

Flower Color

Violet, Lavender, Blue

Bloom Time

Early fall, Mid fall



Hardiness Zones

5, 6, 7, 8, 9


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