Best used in areas where it can naturalized or in the perennial border.
Symphyotrichum (Aster) oblongifolium 'Raydon's Favorite'
Tips for Homeowners:
Divide every 2-4 years. Remove old flowers if seedlings are unwanted.
Rate this Plant:
This long-blooming perennial adds great late season color in the garden and has lush aromatic foliage that is highly resistant to disease.
- A favorite for color in the fall
- Loads of small lavender-blue flowers
- Good nectar source for butterflies
Interesting Notes about Aster:
The species is a well-known native perennial found at roadsides, prairies or meadows and is quite happy in moist, well-drained soils where there is good air circulation. This variety has very good resistance to powdery mildew and is more drought tolerant than other varieties of aster.
Characteristics & Attributes
- Ground Cover
- Border or Bed
- Great Foliage
- Cut Flower/ Foliage
- Mass Planting
- Low Maintenance
- Full Sun
- Partial Sun
- Attracts Butterflies
- Attracts Humming-birds
- Attracts Songbirds
- Deer Resistant
Season of Interest (Flowering):
- Average Water