Calico Aster

CALICO ASTER (Symphyotrichum lateriflorum)

A common woodland/wet prairie aster with a widely branching inflorescence. The small white flowers have well-spaced ray petals and centers that quickly turn colour from creamy to purplish. Seed fluffs often remain on the plant into late fall.

Flower Colour: white
Life Cycle: perennial
Sun Exposure: part shade to sun
Bloom Period: late August – September
Height: 1 – 4 ft
Soil: medium – moist