Georgia Aster

Upright semi-woody, branching stem with dark green oblong clasping leaves and multiple small flowers. Flowers are about 1" across with light purple petals and yellow centers. Compact seed heads appear in the center of the spent flowers. This plant is drought tolerant and does well on sunny borders.

Scientific Name: Symphyotrichum georgianum
Bloom Color: Violet
Bloom Time: September, October, November
Butterfly Host: Confused Eusarca (Eusarca confusaria)
Container Size: 3/4 gallon
Cultural Uses: N/A
Fall Foliage: No
Fruit: Tiny sunflower-like seeds develop in the spent flower head
Habit: Herb
Height: 2-5'
Light Needs: Part Shade (2-5 hrs. direct sun), Full Sun (5+ hrs. direct sun)
Square Feet Used: 2.25
Type Of Garden Ecotone: Farm, Community Garden, Street Scape, Urban Garden, Arid, Sun, Upland, Xeric
Water Needs: Dry, Average

Price: $10.00

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