skyblue aster

Symphyotrichum oolentangiense (skyblue aster)

Botanical Name Symphyotrichum oolentangiense
Common Name skyblue aster
Family Asteraceae
USDA Zone 3 thru 8
Light Requirement Full Sun
Season(s) of interest summer, fall, winter
Height and Spread 2-3ft x 1.5-2ft (60-90cm x 45-60cm)
Flower Color Blue with Yellow Centers
Attracts Wildlife Provides Food for Birds, Hosts Caterpillars of Butterflies/Moths, Attracts Pollinators,
Additional Information Native to Chicago Region.
Location in Lurie Garden Southwest Dark Plate, North Dark Plate

Average Flowering Time