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Good for meadows, bird and butterflies, and use as a landscape ornamental. Aromatic aster is drought tolerant.

Good for meadows, bird and butterflies, and use as a landscape ornamental. Aromatic aster is drought tolerant. 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 oblongifolius 'Raydons Favorite'

Aromatic aster

One of the best aster selections out there, ‘Raydon’s Favorite’ has darker and denser blooms than the straight species. Neatly mounded ‘Raydon’s Favorite’ produces hundreds of blue daisies that flower early and long.

Grows best in full sun to partial shade in moist to dry soils. Like most asters, this plant is sure to attract butterflies! 


Height:

3 Ft

Spread:

1 Ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-8

Bloom Color:

Blue

Aster oblongifolius 'Raydons Favorite' Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Attracts Wildlife

  • Butterflies

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Dry

Attributes

  • Cut Flower

Flowering Months

  • October
  • September
  • August

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

AKA Sympyotrichum o. 'Raydons Favorite'