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Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

Aster oblongifolius 'October Skies'

Aster - Aromatic

'October Skies' Aromatic Aster has medium blue flowers in September and October. 'October Skies' is tolerant of dry, poor soil sites. A Primrose Path introduction (New name is Symphyotricum oblongifolium).

PRN Preferred:  Shorter height and denser growth than the species. Long bloom time.

Height

24 Inches

Spread

24 Inches

Bloom Color

Blue

USDA Hardiness Zone

5
Current Availability
Qty Avail Description Future Crop
174 Aster oblongifolius October Skies #2 (med blue)
Characteristics & Attributes
Attributes
Cut Flower
Native
Soil Conditions
Average
Dry
Bloom Time
Fall
Exposure
Sun
Special Recognition
PHS Gold Medal Plant
PRN Preferred Selection
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Tolerance
Black Walnut Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Foliage Color
Green
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Blue Grama
Rough Stemmed Goldenrod Solidago rugosa 'Fireworks'
Rough Stemmed Goldenrod
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