Symphyotrichum ericoides

Common name: Heath Aster

Native plant

Heath Aster produces an abundance of classic daisy-like flowers with white petals and yellow centers.  As with all asters, it blooms late summer to early fall, lasts for about 2 months, and attracts a wide range of bees, butterflies and other pollinators looking for their last bit of nectar and pollen for the season.  The plant has a bushy, sprawling growth habit.  Trim in late May to early June to avoid staking later in the year.  In open areas, this plant will form small colonies.

Photos

Click on each individual photo to enlarge for full size preview.

Pricing for Commercial Purchases

The pricing listed below is for commercial purchases only.  This pricing DOES NOT apply to online purchases.  Please use the Contact form or call for all commercial sales. Thank you.

Pricing information for
Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

Your Order

 
Your order contains no products.
 

Plant Details

Plant type

Forb

Soil type

Dry, Dry Mesic, Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry)

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Fall

Urban environment

New Construction

Habitat

Prairie Grasslands

Growth form

Colonizing / Spreading

Growth rate

Fast

Flower color

White

Fall color

Yellow Orange

Size

Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
2 Feet
Max height
3 Feet
Max width
3 Feet

Additional information

Butterfly host plant Pollinator hot spot

Plants Comparison

Add | View Comparison

Order Online

Available:  45
Price:  $5.50