Calico Aster

Aster lateriflorus

Calico Aster blooms for an extended period, often right up to the first frost. Delicate white flowers with colorful maroon and yellow centers cover the lateral stems of this fine aster. Partial shade is the best setting …

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Plants 3" Pots
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5-10 $4.99 ea.
11-31 $3.99 ea.
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Availability: In stock
SKU
31342-03
Cultural Details
Soil Type Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil Moisture Dry, Medium
Sun Exposure Partial, Shade
Height 2' - 3'
Bloom Color White
Bloom Time Sep, Oct
Spacing 1'
Zones 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Root Type Fibrous
Benefits Birds, Pollinators, Host Plant

Calico Aster (Aster lateriflorus) blooms for an extended period, often right up to the first frost. Delicate white flowers with colorful maroon and yellow centers cover the lateral stems of this fine aster. Add it to woodland edges or gardens in partial shade for a burst of late season color. This aster is a larval host plant for several butterflies and moths including Harris's Checkerspot and Pearl Crescent butterflies.

Botanical Synonyms
Symphyotrichum lateriflorum