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Smooth blue aster is a good perennial for meadows, rain gardens, attracting pollinators, or use as a landscape ornamental. Attracts pollinators.

Smooth blue aster is a good perennial for meadows, rain gardens, attracting pollinators, or use as a landscape ornamental. Attracts pollinators. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Aster laevis 'Bluebird'

Bluebird smooth aster

A wonderful selection, Aster laevis ‘Bluebird’ is a robust, stiffly upright aster producing blue flowers at the tips of arching stems. This plant is early to bloom and tolerant of a variety of conditions. Great source of nectar for monarchs and other butterflies. 


Height:

4 Ft

Spread:

2-3 Ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Bloom Color:

Blue

Aster laevis 'Bluebird' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant

Flowering Months

  • October
  • September
  • August

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

AKA Symphyotrichum laeve 'Bluebird'