Fall Aster
Fall Aster
Fall Aster
Fall Aster
Fall Aster
Fall Aster
Fall Aster

Fall Aster

Symphyotrichum oblongifolium

General Information

  • Full Sun
  • Part Sun/Shade
  • Low Water Requirement
  • Very Low Maintenance
  • Attracts Butterflies
  • Pollinator
  • Flowers
  • Texas Native
  • Central Texas Native

Common Names

Aromatic Aster

Plant Description

Sun/part shade. Nearly evergreen with low-growing aromatic foliage and dramatic display of purple and yellow daisy-like blooms in fall and occasionally in spring. Cut back in June to contain and provide a good shape for the autumn bloom. East-central U.S.; a Texas native.

Plant Details


coupon eligible: No

watersaver: Yes

flower color: Purple

freeze hardy: No

wildlife: Butterflies, Pollinators

sunlight requirements: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

soil types: Sandy, Thin

invasive: No


Regular thinning over spring and summer (or at by one-half in June) provides a tidier plant by the time the autumn bloom begins.

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