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Calico aster can be used for rain gardens, bird and butterfly gardens, and for restoration and conservation.

Calico aster can be used for rain gardens, bird and butterfly gardens, and for restoration and conservation. 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 lateriflorus 'Lady in Black'

Calico aster

‘Lady in Black’ features deep plum foliage with hundreds of small white, rose-centered daisy flowers.

This plant does best in full sun to partial shade in dry to moist soils. Attracts butterflies. 


Height:

3-4 Ft

Spread:

3 Ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-9

Bloom Color:

White

Aster lateriflorus 'Lady in Black' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Dry
  • Moist

Attributes

  • Cut Flower

Flowering Months

  • October
  • September

Foliage Color

  • Purple

Interesting Notes:

AKA Symphyotrichum lateriflorum 'Lady in Black'